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Wednesday May 9, 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 9, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Prince Fielder and Kassam Farouk. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Paris, Texas, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Floodgate by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ancient Art of War or ChipWits.
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What the sky looked like on 9 May 1984

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Movies

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

Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Cecillia Stark

Country: United States

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Making the Grade

Directed by: Dorian Walker

Starring: Judd Nelson, Jonna Lee, Gordon Jump, Walter Olkewicz

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Country: United States

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The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • White Sox and Brewers play 8:06, game, longest timed baseball game

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 ?

Floodgate

By: Alistair MacLean

Reissue of the tense tale of a deadly terrorist plot set Holland, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.AMSTERDAM AIRPORT HAS DISAPPEAREDBLACKMAILThe mass of water in its place is the

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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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The Butter Battle Book

By: Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy ...

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The Danger

By: Dick Francis

When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ancient Art of War

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

ChipWits

ChipWits

Platform: Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Robot simulation

Publisher: BrainPower

Cosmic Cruiser

Cosmic Cruiser

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Draconian

Draconian

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (32Kb ECB)

Publisher: Tom Mix Software

Cybertron Mission

Cybertron Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Micro Power

Home videos

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

Top Secret!

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Son of Flubber

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All the Right Moves

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The Last Starfighter

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Trading Places

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