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Sunday 15 January 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Megan Quann and Megan Jendrick. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Living Planet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Castles of Dr. Creep or Binary Land.
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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PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

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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Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1984?

  • Time: Pope John Paul II pardoning gunman Mehmet Ali Agca, who tried to assassinate him, from L'Osservatore
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8884
  • Time: Ronald Reagan and Yuri Andropov

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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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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Blue Highways

By: William Least Heat Moon

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Castles of Dr. Creep

The Castles of Dr. Creep

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform/Puzzle

Publisher: Brøderbund

Binary Land

Binary Land

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Cheyenne

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooting gallery, Western

Publisher: Exidy

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Dimension X

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: first person action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Elite

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein, IBM PC compatible, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: Acornsoft (Acorn/BBC) Firebird (ports) Imagineer

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