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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 Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mother and Son. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.C. Bill or The Battle-Road.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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TV Series

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

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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PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Vietnam: A Television History

Starring: Will Lyman, Lyndon Johnson, Chi Minh Ho, Richard Nixon

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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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 ?

Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony

By: Lewis Thomas

This magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas remains startlingly relevant for today's world. Luminous, witty, and provocative, the essays address such topics as "The

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The Neverending Story

By: Michael Ende

Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

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Tough Times Never Last

By: Robert H. Schuller

Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B.C. Bill

B.C. Bill

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, TRS-80, Dragon 32, BBC Micro

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

The Battle-Road

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem

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50 Mission Crush

50 Mission Crush

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

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Great Swordsman

Great Swordsman

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Taito

Labyrinth

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Acornsoft

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