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Friday 16 March 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 16, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Élodie Bertal and Aisling Bea. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Romancing the Stone, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Night Sky by Clare Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down to Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dough Boy or Fantasia Diamond.
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What the sky looked like on 16 March 1984

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Movies

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

Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Country: United States

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Police Academy

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Country: United States

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Charrito

Directed by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Florinda Meza, María Antonieta de las Nieves, Rubén Aguirre

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Polar

Directed by: Jacques Bral

Starring: Jean-François Balmer, Sandra Montaigu, Pierre Santini, Roland Dubillard

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Carmen

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: Julia Migenes, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi, Faith Esham

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TV Series

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

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Amor com Amor Se Paga

Kate & Allie

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Gunmen kidnap William Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut
  • South-Africa and Mozambique sign non attack treaty
  • Islamic Jihad gunmen kidnap William Buckley, US Central Intelligence Agency station chief in Beirut, Lebanon (later dies in captivity).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 16, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Lines And Shadows

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Joseph Wambaugh explores a phenomenon that is attracting increasing national attention, the wave of immigration from Mexico across the southwestern United States border, in "Lines and Shadows".A

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Further Up The Organization

By: Robert Townsend

Townsend's freshly irreverent, punchy chapters are packed with uncompromising straight talk as they revamp tired thinking on such daily business concerns as corporate image, the business lunch, how to retire the

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The Butter Battle Book

By: Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Biz

The Biz

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy/Simulation

Publisher: Virgin Games

Fantasia Diamond

Fantasia Diamond

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Mancopter

Mancopter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Datasoft

Marble Madness

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platform/Racing

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Dough Boy

Dough Boy

Platform: Commodore 64 Family Computer

Genre: Action

Home videos

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

Footloose

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Son of Flubber

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Scarface

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Streets of Fire

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

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