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Saturday 12 May 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emily Beecham and Tommaso Reato. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Paris, Texas, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Danger by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Learning with FuzzyWOMP or Mancopter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1984

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Movies

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

Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Country: United States

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Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Cecillia Stark

Country: United States

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Making the Grade

Directed by: Dorian Walker

Starring: Judd Nelson, Jonna Lee, Gordon Jump, Walter Olkewicz

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Country: United States

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The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41-D
  • White Horse by Laid Back hits #26
  • South Africa prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for first time in 22 years.
  • World of Rivers world exposition opens in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Joe Lucius scores his 13th hole-in-one on the same hole.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 ?

The Danger

By: Dick Francis

When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.

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Floodgate

By: Alistair MacLean

Reissue of the tense tale of a deadly terrorist plot set Holland, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.AMSTERDAM AIRPORT HAS DISAPPEAREDBLACKMAILThe mass of water in its place is the

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Smart Women

By: Judy Blume

Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

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Almost Paradise

By: Susan Isaacs

Fate can be benevolent. Or incredibly cruel. That's what Nick and Jane will learn...Just take their relationship. Nick is stunningly handsome, the blue-eyed scion of a blue-blood New York family.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Slayer

Platform: FM-7, FM Towns, NEC PC-8801, MSX, X1, Super Cassette Vision, Game Boy, Sega Saturn

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP Nihon Falcom; JP Square (MSX); JP Epoch (SCV/GB)

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Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Platform, Action, Educational, Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Cybertron Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Micro Power

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Mancopter

Mancopter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Datasoft

Crypt of Medea

Crypt of Medea

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

Home videos

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

Dreamscape

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D.C. Cab

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Streets of Fire

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Conan the Destroyer

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Sudden Impact

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