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Saturday 16 June 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rick Nash and Jonathan Broxton. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. The Karate Kid, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Knock Wood by Candice Bergen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carriers at War or Diamond Mine.
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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1984

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Movies

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

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Country: United States

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The Pope of Greenwich Village

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page

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Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States

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Beat Street

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant

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Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Singles

Boyce Goes West

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Facts:
  • Matt de Waal finishes 14,290-mi round trip from Salt Lake City (106d)
  • Edwin Moses wins his 100th consecutive 400-metre hurdles race.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 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 ?

Knock Wood

By: Candice Bergen

Candice Bergen’s bestselling 1984 memoir: an “engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” (The New York Times).Candice Bergen was born into the heady Hollywood of the 1950s.

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Descent From Xanadu

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins brought four-letter words and kinky sex out of the dirty bookstore and onto the bedside table of mainstream America.” —USA Today Ruthless, unscrupulous, devastatingly handsome, and insatiable Judd Crane, the richest

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Natalie

By: Lana Wood

Hardcover book, Book Club Edition. Illustrated with family photographs, written by Natalie's sister. 215 pages. Here is the book that only Natalie Wood's sister could have written - a warm but

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The Witches Of Eastwick

By: John Updike

Toward the end of the Vietnam era, in a snug little Rhode Island seacoast town, wonderful powers have descended upon Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie, bewitching divorcées with sudden access to all

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Electrician

Electrician

Platform: Atari 8-bit family Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Synapse Software Kemco

Carriers at War

Carriers at War

Platform: Apple II (vintage), Commodore 64 (vintage), DOS (I & II), Macintosh (I & II), Microsoft Windows (current)

Genre: simulation, strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

Diamond Mine

Diamond Mine

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16/Plus/4

Genre: Maze

Publisher: MRM Software Blue Ribbon

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apricot PC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64/128, Commodore Plus/4, CP/M, DOS, Epson QX-10, Kaypro II, Macintosh, Osborne 1, TI-99/4A, TRS-80,[2] Flash

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Hogan's Alley

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Retro/Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

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

Against All Odds

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Silkwood

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Conan the Destroyer

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All the Right Moves

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The Last Starfighter

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