Friday November 16, 1984

US date format: 11/16/1984, UK date format: 16/11/1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 16, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gemma Atkinson and Kimberly J Brown. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. A Cruel Romance, directed by Eldar Ryazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasia Diamond or Impossible Mission.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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A Cruel Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Larisa Guzeeva, Nikita Mikhalkov, Andrey Myagkov

Falling in Love

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Jane Kaczmarek

Country: United States of America

What Waits Below

Directed by: Don Sharp

Starring: Robert Powell, Timothy Bottoms, Lisa Blount, Richard Johnson

Night of the Comet

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

Starring: Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Robert Beltran, Sharon Farrell

Country: United States of America

Missing in Action

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress, Lenore Kasdorf

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 16, 1984?


    Holidays

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
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    Events

  • 14th Shuttle Mission (51A) - Discovery 2 - lands at Kennedy Center.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Mensch Bachmann

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1984?

Books

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

Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced …

Life Its Ownself

By: Dan Jenkins

the semi tougher adventures of billy clyde puckett & them

First Among Equals

By: Jeffrey Archer

Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

The Weaker Vessel

By: Antonia Fraser

"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Dallas Quest

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple IIe Atari 8-bit TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datasoft

Fantasia Diamond

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

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Eureka!

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Domark

Castle of Terror

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Melbourne House

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, PS2, PSP, NES, Nintendo DS, Oric Atmos

Genre: Platform/Adventure/Action

Publisher: Epyx


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