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Monday 8 October 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Josephine de La Baume and Josephine de La Baume. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Body Double, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Castle Wolfenstein or Hogan's Alley.
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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1984

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Movies

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

Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Country: United States

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The Razor's Edge

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

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Crimes of Passion

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Gordon Hunt

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Songwriter

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Melinda Dillon, Rip Torn

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The Little Drummer Girl

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Diane Keaton, Yorgo Voyagis, Klaus Kinski, Sami Frey

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TV Series

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

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Mensch Bachmann

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Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Hawaiian Heat

Directed by: T. Mondente

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Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 18th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins

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Sport Games on 8 October 1984

NFL
American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - New York Giants : 31 - 10
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 08, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

By: Bob Greene

A father's journal of his child's first year.

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First Among Equals

By: Jeffrey Archer

Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

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Pieces Of My Mind

By: Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Stealth game

Publisher: Muse Software

Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory

Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Datamost

Abyss

Abyss

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Cases Computer Simulations

Bridge-It

Bridge-It

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Amsoft

Hogan's Alley

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Retro/Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

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

Strange Brew

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Mr. Mom

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The Big Chill

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All the Right Moves

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The Natural

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