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Wednesday December 12, 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 So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle of Terror or The Biz.
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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 ?

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By: Douglas Adams

Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

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Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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The Brain

By: Richard M. Restak

Neurologist and best-selling author Richard Restak puts readers in touch with the latest scientific findings about the most complex and inscrutable object in creation--the human brain.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Biz

The Biz

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy/Simulation

Publisher: Virgin Games

Castle of Terror

Castle of Terror

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Melbourne House

The Battle-Road

The Battle-Road

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem

Kung-Fu Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Irem (JPN arcade) Data East USA (NA arcade) Nintendo (Worldwide NES)

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Grobda

Grobda

Platform: Arcade, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ, Sharp X1, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

Home videos

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

Sixteen Candles

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Mr. Mom

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Scarface

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Police Academy

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Sudden Impact

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