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Wednesday August 15, 1984

US date format: 8/15/1984, UK date format: 15/8/1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Quinton Aaron and Jennifer Kirk. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Old Enough, directed by Marisa Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Walking Drum by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dropzone or Mr. Kougar.
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Movies

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Old Enough

Directed by: Marisa Silver

Starring: Sarah Boyd, Rainbow Harvest, Neill Barry, Alyssa Milano

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Sam's Son

Directed by: Michael Landon

Starring: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Timothy Patrick Murphy, Hallie Todd

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Dreamscape

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert

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The Woman in Red

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Kelly LeBrock, Charles Grodin, Joseph Bologna

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Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Donovan Scott, Elizabeth of Toro

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Special Squad

V imeto na naroda

Cremallera

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • The PKK in Turkey starts a campaign of armed attacks upon the Turkish military

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Planetary positions on August 15, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Walking Drum

By: Louis L'Amour

Louis L’Amour has been best known for his ability to capture the spirit and drama of the authentic American West. Now he guides his readers to an even more distant frontier—the

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Machine Dreams

By: Jayne Anne Phillips

In her highly acclaimed debut novel, the bestselling author of Shelter introduces the Hampsons, an ordinary, small-town American family profoundly affected by the extraordinary events of history.

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In God'S Name

By: David A. Yallop

Only thirty-three days after his election, Pope John Paul I,Albino Luciani, died in strange circumstances. Almost immediately rumours of a cover-up began to circulate around the Vatican.

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First Among Equals

By: Jeffrey Archer

Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gremlins

Gremlins

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Avalon The 3D Adventure Movie

Avalon The 3D Adventure Movie

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Dynamic Ski

Dynamic Ski

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taiyo System/Nichibutsu

Mr. Kougar

Mr. Kougar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Artic

Dropzone

Dropzone

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy Color, NES

Genre: Action-adventure, Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mindscape

Home videos

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

This is Spinal Tap

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Conan the Destroyer

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Trading Places

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Octopussy

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Sudden Impact

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