Tuesday December 11, 1984

US date format: 12/11/1984, UK date format: 11/12/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 11, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sandra Echeverria and Xosha Roquemore. 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. Birdy, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dream House (video game) or Freddy's Rescue Roundup.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Birdy

Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

Johnny Dangerously

Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

The River

The River

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch

The Flamingo Kid

The Flamingo Kid

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman

Protocol

Protocol

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chris Sarandon, Richard Romanus, Andre Gregory

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Holidays

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Doug Henning & His World... opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 60 performances

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TV Series

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Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

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Books

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Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins

Life Its Ownself

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the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub

The Talisman

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The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser

The Weaker Vessel

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"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

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Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

Jitterbug Perfume

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Jitterbug Perfume is an epic.Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn’t conclude until nine o’clock tonight (Paris time).It

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

Carriers at War

Platform: Apple II (vintage), Commodore 64 (vintage), DOS (I & II), Macintosh (I & II), Microsoft Windows (current)

Genre: simulation, strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

3D Bomb Alley

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Software Invasion

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM


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