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Saturday 11 August 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 11, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Melky Cabrera and Lucas di Grassi. 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 Heretics Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B-Wings or Kokotoni Wilf.
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What the sky looked like on 11 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

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Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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Facts:
  • During a radio voice test President Reagan joked he signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes
  • United States President Ronald Reagan, during a voice check for a radio broadcast remarks "My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes".

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 11, 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 ?

Heretics Of Dune

By: Frank Herbert

With more than ten million copies sold, Frank Herbert's magnificent Dune books stand among the major achievements of the human imagination.

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Machine Dreams

By: Jayne Anne Phillips

In her highly acclaimed debut novel, the bestselling author of Shelter introduces the Hampsons, an ordinary, small-town American family profoundly affected by the extraordinary events of history.

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The Walking Drum

By: Louis L'Amour

Louis L’Amour has been best known for his ability to capture the spirit and drama of the authentic American West. Now he guides his readers to an even more distant frontier—the

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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 ?

Mugsy

Mugsy

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy and Management

Publisher: Melbourne House

Kokotoni Wilf

Kokotoni Wilf

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Pac-Land

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, iOS Devices, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, X68000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP Namco (original); NA Bally Midway (original); NA Atari; NA NEC; EU Grandslam Entertainment; EU Quicksilva

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B-Wings

B-Wings

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

The Battle-Road

The Battle-Road

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem

Home videos

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

The Dead Zone

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Sixteen Candles

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Purple Rain

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Conan the Destroyer

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Police Academy

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