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Saturday May 12, 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 Warday by Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frak! or Kung-Fu Heroes.
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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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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Warday

By: Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First Edition (stated), and First Printing, with full number line. "0484" on front jacket flap.

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

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Past Imperfect

By: Joan Collins

Joan Collins is the internationally famous actress whose career has brought her to a new peak of stardom as Alexis Carrington Colby in "Dynasty" - a role which might have been

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Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to ...

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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

The Dallas Quest

The Dallas Quest

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple IIe Atari 8-bit TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datasoft

Kung-Fu Heroes

Kung-Fu Heroes

Platform: Arcade, NES, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Taiyo System (Arcade); NA Kitcorp (Arcade); JP Namcot (Famicom/NES); NA Culture Brain (Famicom/NES)

Frak!

Frak!

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Aardvark (BBC / Electron) Statesoft (C64)

Injured Engine

Injured Engine

Platform: C64, Apple II

Genre: Puzzle, Simulation

Publisher: Imagic

Home videos

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

The Dead Zone

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Against All Odds

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Sixteen Candles

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Terms of Endearment

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The Right Stuff

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