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Thursday February 16, 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 16, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Killelea and Sofia Arvidsson. 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. Decoder, directed by Muscha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Smart Women by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Wild Gunman or Mickey's Space Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 February 1984

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Movies

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

Decoder

Directed by: Muscha

Starring: FM Einheit, William Rice, Christiane Felscherinow, Britzhold Baron De Belle

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Swann in Love

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Ornella Muti, Alain Delon, Fanny Ardant

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Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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Mashaal

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri

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Tricheurs

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Jacques Dutronc, Bulle Ogier, Leandro Vale, Roger Sarbib

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TV Series

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

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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Danger: Marmalade at Work

Szálka hal nélkül

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ken Williams: TV announcer (Video Village), dies at 69.
  • MAG Osmani: Supreme Commander of Bangladesh Forces during the Bangladesh Liberation War (Born 1918).
Facts:
  • New Jersey Devils' first overtime goal, Jan Ludvig beats Hartford Whalers 6-5.
  • Bill Johnson becomes first American to win Olympics downhill skiing gold.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 16, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Smart Women

By: Judy Blume

Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

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In Search Of Excellence

By: Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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Night Sky

By: Clare Francis

In the brutal chaos of the Second World War, three people find their lives inextricably interwoven in a web of courage, betrayal and love.

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Changes

By: Danielle Steel

Top TV anchorwoman Melanie Adams had given up on love after a failed marriage and an unhappy affair. With her two teenage children and her television news career,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

50 Mission Crush

50 Mission Crush

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Lazy Jones

Lazy Jones

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Terminal Software

Mickey's Space Adventure

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64, TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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Wild Gunman

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Light gun game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Jenny of the Prairie

Jenny of the Prairie

Platform: Apple IIe

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Home videos

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

Splash

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Strange Brew

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Romancing the Stone

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Footloose

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Sudden Impact

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