Sunday November 11, 1984, Veteran's Day

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 11, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Beatrice Bofia and William Senne. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. Night of the Comet, directed by Thom Eberhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Role Of Honor by John Gardner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Match Day or Dropzone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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Events

  • 3 Musketeers opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Reverend Martin Luther King Sr dies in Atlanta, Georgie, USA at age 84.

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Movies

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Night of the Comet

Night of the Comet

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

Starring: Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Robert Beltran, Sharon Farrell

Country: United States of America

Missing in Action

Missing in Action

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress, Lenore Kasdorf

Country: United States of America

Special Effects

Special Effects

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Zoë Lund, Eric Bogosian, Brad Rijn, Kevin O'Connor

A Private Function

A Private Function

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Starring: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths

Trancers

Trancers

Directed by: Charles Band

Starring: Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Michael Stefani, Art LaFleur

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Sport Games on November 11, 1984

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NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 10 - 38
  • Chicago Bears - Los Angeles Rams : 13 - 29
  • Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 24 - 17
  • Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 16 - 13
  • Detroit Lions - Washington Redskins : 14 - 28
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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

Days to next November 11

If November 11, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 10 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Role Of Honor by John Gardner

Role Of Honor

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Role of Honor

Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark

Stillwatch

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I told you not to come...Slipped under the door of her Georgetown home, the note was an ominous reminder of Pat Traymore's past.

God Knows by Joseph Heller

God Knows

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Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and …

Moses The Kitten by James Herriot

Moses The Kitten

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A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

Crescent City by Belva Plain

Crescent City

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She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of the Civil War.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Match Day

Match Day

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Micro League Baseball

Micro League Baseball

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

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Micro League Multimedia Inc.

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Impossible Mission

Impossible Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, PS2, PSP, NES, Nintendo DS, Oric Atmos

Genre: Platform/Adventure/Action

Publisher: Epyx

Dropzone

Dropzone

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy Color, NES

Genre: Action-adventure, Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mindscape


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