Monday March 12, 1984

US date format: 3/12/1984, UK date format: 12/3/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 12, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jaimie Alexander and Shreya Ghoshal. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Romancing the Stone, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Berlin Game by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down to Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing High Noon or Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Events

  • National Union of Mine Workers in England begin a 51 week strike
  • British ice dancing team, Torvill and Dean, become first skaters to receive nine perfect 6.0 scores in world championships.

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Movies

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Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Country: United States of America

Police Academy

Police Academy

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Country: United States of America

Charrito

Charrito

Directed by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Florinda Meza, María Antonieta de las Nieves, Rubén Aguirre

Polar

Polar

Directed by: Jacques Bral

Starring: Jean-François Balmer, Sandra Montaigu, Pierre Santini, Roland Dubillard

Carmen

Carmen

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: Julia Migenes, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi, Faith Esham

TV Series

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Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Amor com Amor Se Paga

Amor com Amor Se Paga

Kate & Allie

Kate & Allie

Days to next March 12

If March 12, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 6 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Unto This Hour by Tom Wicker

Unto This Hour

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This novel recounts five days in Virginia in August 1862, when an outnumbered Confederate Army delivered a smashing blow to Union forces.

Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck

People Of The Lie

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In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr.

Lines And Shadows by Joseph Wambaugh

Lines And Shadows

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Joseph Wambaugh explores a phenomenon that is attracting increasing national attention, the wave of immigration from Mexico across the southwestern United States border, in "Lines and Shadows".A

The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Discoverers

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

High Noon

High Noon

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Ocean Software

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Technos

Binary Land

Binary Land

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Jenny of the Prairie

Jenny of the Prairie

Platform: Apple IIe

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Addison-Wesley


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