Thursday March 08, 1984

US date format: 3/8/1984, UK date format: 8/3/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 8, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Rio Mavuba and Sasha Vujacic. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Carmen, directed by Francesco Rosi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down to Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eureka! or Bank Panic.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
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Movies

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Carmen

Carmen

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: Julia Migenes, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi, Faith Esham

The Evil That Men Do

The Evil That Men Do

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Theresa Saldana, Joseph Maher, José Ferrer

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Nico Mastorakis

Starring: Joseph Bottoms, Kirstie Alley, James Daughton, Lana Clarkson

Splash

Splash

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy

Country: United States of America

The Hotel New Hampshire

The Hotel New Hampshire

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Rob Lowe, Jodie Foster, Paul McCrane, Beau Bridges

TV Series

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Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Written by:

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Teresa de Jesús

Teresa de Jesús

Starring: Concha Velasco, María Massip, Antonio Canal, Alicia Sánchez

Country: Spain

Batibot

Batibot

Days to next March 08

If March 08, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 6 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 16 days.
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Books

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Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

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In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eureka!

Eureka!

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Domark

Dragonworld

Dragonworld

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Telarium

Bank Panic

Bank Panic

Platform: Arcade Game, SG-1000, MSX (ported by Pony Canyon), Sega Master System, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum as West Bank, 1991 Atari XL/XE in Poland as Bang Bank! by Mirage and Our Soft

Genre: Retro/shooter, Western

Publisher: Sega

Impossible Mission

Impossible Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, PS2, PSP, NES, Nintendo DS, Oric Atmos

Genre: Platform/Adventure/Action

Publisher: Epyx

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

Platform: Game Boy Color, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, SG-1000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software


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