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Monday 9 January 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cristina Bentley and Benjamin Danso. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mother and Son. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ancient Art of War or Hogan's Alley.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Grimm's Fairy Tales and Storybook Series

Starring: Hayley Mills

Country: United States

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Alive from Off Center

Starring: Laurie Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Spalding Gray, Ann Magnuson

Country: United States

Murun Buchstansangur

Starring: Timothy Forder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Christine

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Braves pitcher Pascual Perez is arrested for cocaine possession
  • EAA moves operations to Oshkosh
  • John Lennon releases Nobody Told Me

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Pope John Paul II pardoning gunman Mehmet Ali Agca, who tried to assassinate him, from L'Osservatore
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8884
  • Time: Ronald Reagan and Yuri Andropov

Books

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

Poland

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to ...

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The Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awardsThe year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Book Club Edition of the popular 1983-84 "Guess whodunit" contest (does not include solution!)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ancient Art of War

Platform: Apple II, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, PC-88, PC-98

Genre: Real-time strategy Real-time tactics

Publisher: Broderbund

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Hogan's Alley

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Retro/Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Millionaire

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Incentive Software

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Bridge-It

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Amsoft

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The Death Trap

The Death Trap

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Fujitsu FM-7

Genre: Interactive fiction Visual novel Adventure game

Publisher: Square


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