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Thursday 11 October 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nivin Pauly and Sergio Hellings. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Blood Simple., directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big Deal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brain Strainers or Dream House (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Blood Simple.

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Ninja III: The Domination

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

Starring: Sh Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey, Jordan Bennett

Country: United States

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Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Directed by: W.D. Richter

Starring: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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Red Dawn

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Opzoek naar Yolanda

Starring: Kenneth Herdigein, Cees Schouwenaar, Truus Dekker, Dick van den Toorn

Country: Netherlands

Hokuto no Ken

Starring: Akira Kamiya, Shigeru Chiba, Teiyû Ichiryûsai, Tomiko Suzuki

Country: Japan

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The Maestro's Company

Starring: Justine Clarke, Adam Willits

Country: Australia

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Berliner Weiße mit Schuß

Starring: Günter Pfitzmann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 October 1984 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st space walk by US woman (Dr Kathryn D Sullivan)
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-208
  • VP candidate debate-Graldine Ferraro (D) and George Bush (R)
  • US Vice Presidential candidate debate: Geraldine Ferraro (Democrat) and George Bush (Republican).
  • Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.

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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1984?

  • Time: U.S. Supreme Court (clockwise fr. top L): Justices John P. Stevens, Lewis Powell, William H. Rehnqui
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8926
  • Life: Doonesbury

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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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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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

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 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brain Strainers

Platform: ColecoVision,[1] Coleco Adam

Genre: Music

Publisher: Coleco

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Gremlins

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

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Wild Gunman

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Light gun game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Comic Bakery

Comic Bakery

Platform: MSX, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami Imagine Software (C64)

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics


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