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Thursday April 12, 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 12, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Garrett Neff and Aleksey Dmitrik. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Going Back, directed by Ron Teachworth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Night Sky by Clare Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dream House (video game) or Duck Hunt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 April 1984

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Movies

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

Going Back

Directed by: Ron Teachworth

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Christopher Howe, Perry Mallette, Susan Waderlow Yamasaki

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Dangerous Moves

Directed by: Richard Dembo

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt, Liv Ullmann, Leslie Caron

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Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer

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Swing Shift

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward

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The NeverEnding Story

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Mr. Palfrey of Westminster

Starring: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 12, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Night Sky

By: Clare Francis

In the brutal chaos of the Second World War, three people find their lives inextricably interwoven in a web of courage, betrayal and love.

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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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Lord Of The Dance

By: Andrew M. Greeley

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The March Of Folly

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman here tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. One decisive turning point in history detailed by Tuchman is the Trojan War.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Duck Hunt

Platform: NES, Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Light gun shooter, Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Montezuma's Revenge

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Sega Master System As Panama Joe: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Parker Brothers

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Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Crystal Computing

Home videos

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

Splash

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Sixteen Candles

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The Big Chill

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Never Cry Wolf

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Sudden Impact

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