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Thursday November 8, 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 8, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nayantara and Yoko Mitsuya. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. Night of the Comet, directed by Thom Eberhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Tough Guys Don'T Dance by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Codename MAT or Daley Thompson's Decathlon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 November 1984

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Night of the Comet

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

Starring: Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Robert Beltran, Sharon Farrell

Country: United States

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Missing in Action

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress, Lenore Kasdorf

Country: United States

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Special Effects

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Zoë Lund, Eric Bogosian, Brad Rijn, Kevin O'Connor

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A Private Function

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Starring: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths

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Trancers

Directed by: Charles Band

Starring: Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Michael Stefani, Art LaFleur

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Pogo 1104

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Mensch Bachmann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 November 1984 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Anna Fisher becomes 1st mom to go into orbit
  • STS 51-A mission launched. Anna Fisher becomes the first "mom" to go into orbit.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 08, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Tough Guys Don'T Dance

By: Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer peers into the recesses and buried virtues of the modern American male in a brilliant crime novel that transcends genre. When Tim Madden, an unsuccessful writer living on Cape Cod, awakes with a gruesome hangover, a painful tattoo ...

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The Rest Of Us

By: Stephen Birmingham

THE REST OF US is the third panel of Stephen Birmingham's Jewish triptych (OUR CROWD and THE GRANDEES)--the story of Eastern European Jews who, between 1882 and 1915, thronged into New

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The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Platform/action

Publisher: JP Taito; JP Jaleco (FC); JP HAMSTER(VC, PS4 )

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Cosmic Cruiser

Cosmic Cruiser

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Dragon 32, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Codename MAT

Codename MAT

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up, Strategy

Publisher: Micromega

Ballblazer

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Famicom, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Splash

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Uncommon Valor

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Top Secret!

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Never Cry Wolf

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Sudden Impact

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