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Wednesday 15 February 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Josh Byrne and Doda . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Footloose, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Living Planet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dropzone or Codename MAT.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Grimm's Fairy Tales and Storybook Series

Starring: Hayley Mills

Country: United States

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Alive from Off Center

Starring: Laurie Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Spalding Gray, Ann Magnuson

Country: United States

Murun Buchstansangur

Starring: Timothy Forder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern

Country: United States

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Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Christine

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 February 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
  • Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leamon Hunt: US director-General in Sinai, killed by communists.
  • Ethel Merman: American singer and actress known as the First Lady of Musical Comedy.
  • Avon Long: Dancer / actor (Roots: Next Generation), dies of cancer at 73.
Facts:
  • 500,000 Iranian soldiers move into Iraq.

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Books

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

Poland

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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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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The Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awardsThe year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Book Club Edition of the popular 1983-84 "Guess whodunit" contest (does not include solution!)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Begin

Platform: DOS

Genre: Simulation

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Dropzone

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

Genre: Action-adventure, Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mindscape

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Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Platform, Action, Educational, Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Codename MAT

Codename MAT

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up, Strategy

Publisher: Micromega

Excitebike

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, NEC PC-8801, X1, Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube (Animal Crossing)

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Nintendo Hudson Soft (PC-8801, X1)

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