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Wednesday 12 December 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 12, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Missillier and Daniel Agger. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Birdy, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donald Duck's Playground or Bozo's Night Out.
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What the sky looked like on 12 December 1984

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Movies

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

Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

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Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

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The River

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch

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The Flamingo Kid

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman

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Protocol

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chris Sarandon, Richard Romanus, Andre Gregory

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TV Series

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

Pogo 1104

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Mensch Bachmann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Maaouiya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya becomes the third president of Mauritania after a coup d'etat against Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla while the latter is attending a summit.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 12, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Pieces Of My Mind

By: Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

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Strong Medicine

By: Arthur Hailey

Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

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Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced ...

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The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Donald Duck's Playground

Donald Duck's Playground

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Apple II, Commodore 64, IBM PCjr, MS-DOS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

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Hogan's Alley

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Retro/Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dough Boy

Platform: Commodore 64 Family Computer

Genre: Action

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Bozo's Night Out

Bozo's Night Out

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taskset Ltd.

Home videos

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

D.C. Cab

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Trading Places

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Staying Alive

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The Natural

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Sudden Impact

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