Saturday May 12, 1984

US date format: 5/12/1984, UK date format: 12/5/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart 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 Further Up The Organization by Robert Townsend was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Wild Gunman or Mickey's Space Adventure.
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Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

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

Country: United States of America

Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

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

Country: United States of America

Making the Grade

Directed by: Dorian Walker

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

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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

Country: United States of America

The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 12, 1984?


    Holidays

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
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    Events

  • Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41-D

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

1984 NBA Eastern Conference Finals

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Further Up The Organization

By: Robert Townsend

Townsend's freshly irreverent, punchy chapters are packed with uncompromising straight talk as they revamp tired thinking on such daily business concerns as corporate image, the business lunch, how to retire the

Lord Of The Dance

By: Andrew M. Greeley

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The Discoverers

By: Daniel J. Boorstin

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

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

The Haj

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64, TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

Fruity Frank

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX

Publisher: Kuma Computers

Bruce Lee

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, C64, MS-DOS, Apple II series, PC-88

Genre: Platformer, beat 'em up

Publisher: Datasoft Inc, U.S. Gold, Comptiq

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Light gun game

Publisher: Nintendo

Jenny of the Prairie

Platform: Apple IIe

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Addison-Wesley


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