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Wednesday 11 January 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Boss and Dario Krešić. 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 Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mother and Son. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marble Madness or F-1 Race.
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 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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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 11 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • STS 41-B vehicle moves to launch pad
  • Denver Nuggets 163, San Antonio Spurs 155-highest-scoring NBA game.
  • US Supreme Court reinstates US$10 million award to Karen Silkwood's family.

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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 ?

The Discoverers

By: Daniel J. Boorstin

An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

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Hollywood Wives

By: Jackie Collins

They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

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The Wicked Day

By: Mary Stewart

Born of an incestuous relationship between King Arthur and his half sister, the evil sorceress Morgause, the bastard Mordred is reared in secrecy.

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Megatrends

By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bruce Lee

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, C64, MS-DOS, Apple II series, PC-88

Genre: Platformer, beat 'em up

Publisher: Datasoft Inc, U.S. Gold, Comptiq

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Hercules

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Interdisc, Alpha Omega, The Power House

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Marble Madness

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platform/Racing

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F-1 Race

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

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Labyrinth

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Acornsoft

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