Thursday November 08, 1984

US date format: 11/8/1984, UK date format: 8/11/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart 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 Role Of Honor by John Gardner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hercules or The Biz.
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Movies

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Night of the Comet

Night of the Comet

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

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

Country: United States of America

Missing in Action

Missing in Action

Directed by: Joseph Zito

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

Country: United States of America

Special Effects

Special Effects

Directed by: Larry Cohen

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

A Private Function

A Private Function

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

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

Trancers

Trancers

Directed by: Charles Band

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

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  • Anna Fisher becomes 1st mom to go into orbit

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TV Series

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Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

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Books

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Role Of Honor by John Gardner

Role Of Honor

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Role of Honor

Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark

Stillwatch

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I told you not to come...Slipped under the door of her Georgetown home, the note was an ominous reminder of Pat Traymore's past.

God Knows by Joseph Heller

God Knows

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Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and …

Moses The Kitten by James Herriot

Moses The Kitten

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A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

Crescent City by Belva Plain

Crescent City

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She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of the Civil War.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gremlins

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Hercules

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Interdisc, Alpha Omega, The Power House

The Biz

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy/Simulation

Publisher: Virgin Games

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft

Elite

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein, IBM PC compatible, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Acornsoft (Acorn/BBC) Firebird (ports) Imagineer


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