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Sunday 9 December 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Adam and Ángel Guirado. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Love And War by John Jakes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inspektor Vinko. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Devil World or The Evil Dead.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Inspektor Vinko

Starring: Ivica Vidovic, Zoja Odak, Mario Vuk, Marija Kohn

Spencer

Written by: Sy Rosen

Starring: Ronny Cox, Richard Sanders, Amy Locane, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

The Box of Delights

Starring: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Starman

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis

Country: United States

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The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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2010

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 09 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Razzle: English drummer (Hanoi Rocks) (Born 1960).
Facts:
  • 6 day hijack of Kuwaiti jet ends
  • LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,003 yards
  • Vicki Alvarez / Mike McDonald wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Iranian commandos end six-day capture of Kuwaiti plane.
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Sport Games on 9 December 1984

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 6 - 23
  • Cincinnati Bengals - New Orleans Saints : 24 - 21
  • Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 20 - 23
  • Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 20 - 14
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1984?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Banks -- Dec. 3, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8934
  • Life: Princess Diana and Prince Harry

Books

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

Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced ...

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Heritage

By: Abba Eban

A magnificently illustrated, superbly written history and the companion volume to the award-winning PBS television series Heritage, narrated by Abba Eban and viewed by some 50 million Americans.

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Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself

By: Lewis Grizzard

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, "gallivanting" meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars, and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers."

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Miss Manners' Guide To Rearing Perfect Children

By: Judith Martin

Book by Martin, Judith

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colossus Chess

Colossus Chess

Platform: Acorn Electron,[1] Amiga,[2] Amstrad CPC,[3] Amstrad PCW,[4] Apple II,[4] Atari 8-bit,[5] Atari ST,[6] BBC Micro,[7] Commodore 64,[8][9] Commodore Plus/4,[10][11] Enterprise 64 & 128,[12] IBM PC,[13]

Genre: Chess

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems English Software

Mickey's Space Adventure

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64, TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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Devil World

Platform: NES, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

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Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal


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