Saturday October 13, 1984

US date format: 10/13/1984, UK date format: 13/10/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 13, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mariella Tiemann and Coldmirror . In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Body Double, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Crescent City by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frogger II: ThreeeDeep! or Hydlide.
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Movies

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Body Double

Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Country: United States of America

The Razor's Edge

The Razor's Edge

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

Crimes of Passion

Crimes of Passion

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Gordon Hunt

The Little Drummer Girl

The Little Drummer Girl

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Diane Keaton, Yorgo Voyagis, Klaus Kinski, Sami Frey

Thief of Hearts

Thief of Hearts

Directed by: Douglas Day Stewart

Starring: Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, John Getz, David Caruso

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • John Henry becomes first thoroughbred to win US$6 million.

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TV Series

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Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Big Deal

Big Deal

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Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Crescent City by Belva Plain

Crescent City

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She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of the Civil War.

The Outsider by Howard Fast

The Outsider

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Houghton-Mifflin, 1984, Very good., Text clean. Very good in mended dust jacket. Former owner's name on flyleaf. First printing. [Fiction] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

The Rest Of Us by Stephen Birmingham

The Rest Of Us

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THE REST OF US is the third panel of Stephen Birmingham's Jewish triptych (OUR CROWD and THE GRANDEES)--the story of Eastern European Jews who, between 1882 and 1915, thronged into New

One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Commodore 64, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ocean Software

Frogger II: ThreeeDeep!

Frogger II: ThreeeDeep!

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, PC Booter

Genre: Action

Publisher: Parker Brothers, Sega

Hydlide

Hydlide

Platform: PC-6001, PC-8801, MSX, MSX2 FM-7, PC-9801, Sharp X1, PC-66, FM7, Sharp MZ-2000, Famicom/NES

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: T&E Soft FCI (NES)

Jenny of the Prairie

Jenny of the Prairie

Platform: Apple IIe

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Illusions

Illusions

Platform: ColecoVision

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Coleco


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