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Thursday August 9, 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 9, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Perrier (actor) and Justine Wachsberger. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Sam's Son, directed by Michael Landon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Construction Set or B.C. II: Grog's Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 9 August 1984

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Movies

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

Sam's Son

Directed by: Michael Landon

Starring: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Timothy Patrick Murphy, Hallie Todd

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Dreamscape

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert

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The Woman in Red

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Kelly LeBrock, Charles Grodin, Joseph Bologna

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Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Donovan Scott, Elizabeth of Toro

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The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Call to Glory

Lyudi i delfiny

Comedy Zone

Alles aus Liebe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 09 August
Facts:
  • STS 41-D vehicle again moves out to launch pad
  • Daley Thomas of Britain sets the decathlon record (8,847) in Los Angeles, California.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 09, 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 ?

The Aquitaine Progression

By: Robert Ludlum

In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

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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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Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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In God'S Name

By: David A. Yallop

Only thirty-three days after his election, Pope John Paul I,Albino Luciani, died in strange circumstances. Almost immediately rumours of a cover-up began to circulate around the Vatican.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Cruiser

Cosmic Cruiser

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

All or Nothing

All or Nothing

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Abbex

B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64, ColecoVision, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Kaiser

Kaiser

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Simulation strategy game

Publisher: Ariolasoft

Home videos

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

Splash

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Son of Flubber

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Scarface

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This is Spinal Tap

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Trading Places

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