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Sunday August 12, 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Diego Vicos and Marian Rivera. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Sam's Son, directed by Michael Landon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conan: Hall of Volta or Circus Charlie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1984 or at August 12 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 12 August 1984

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Movies

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

Sam's Son

Directed by: Michael Landon

Starring: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Timothy Patrick Murphy, Hallie Todd

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Dreamscape

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert

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The Woman in Red

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Kelly LeBrock, Charles Grodin, Joseph Bologna

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Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Donovan Scott, Elizabeth of Toro

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The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Call to Glory

Lyudi i delfiny

Comedy Zone

Alles aus Liebe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 1984 ?

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Facts:
  • 23rd Olympic games close at Los Angeles, California
  • Braves beat Padres 5-3, features 2 brawls and 19 ejections
  • Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, and Luis Aparicio inducted into Hall of Fame
  • Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 12, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

By: Bob Greene

A father's journal of his child's first year.

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Full Circle

By: Danielle Steel

The 1960s. Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Civil rights. Viet Nam. Tana Roberts comes of age in this turbulent decade, and begins a journey that will lead her from New York to the South during the heat

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

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Possessions

By: Judith Michael

When Katherine Fraser's husband Craig mysteriously disappears, she is beset by problems: two children to raise, frightening expenses, and no job.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynamic Ski

Dynamic Ski

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taiyo System/Nichibutsu

Circus Charlie

Circus Charlie

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, MSX, SEGA SG-1000, NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Conan: Hall of Volta

Conan: Hall of Volta

Platform: PC-88, Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action[1]/platform

Publisher: Datasoft

Hes Games

Hes Games

Platform: C64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HESware

Great Swordsman

Great Swordsman

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

D.C. Cab

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The Big Chill

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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Streets of Fire

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The Last Starfighter

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