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Tuesday 17 April 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rosanna Davison and Paul-Henri de le Rue. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Lady Libertine, directed by Gérard Kikoïne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Diamond Mine or Duck Hunt.
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What the sky looked like on 17 April 1984

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Movies

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

Lady Libertine

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

Starring: Christopher Pearson, Jennifer Inch, Sophie Favier, Alain Dumaurier

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Going Back

Directed by: Ron Teachworth

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Christopher Howe, Perry Mallette, Susan Waderlow Yamasaki

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Dangerous Moves

Directed by: Richard Dembo

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt, Liv Ullmann, Leslie Caron

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Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer

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Swing Shift

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward

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TV Series

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

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Facts:
  • Braves pitcher Pascual Perez suspended due to cocaine usage
  • Libyan embassy demonstration, 1 shot dead

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

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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 awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to ...

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Unto This Hour

By: Tom Wicker

This novel recounts five days in Virginia in August 1862, when an outnumbered Confederate Army delivered a smashing blow to Union forces.

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Great Space Race

The Great Space Race

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Legend

Duck Hunt

Platform: NES, Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Light gun shooter, Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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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

Fun School

Fun School

Platform: 1989-1994: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS 1995-1998: Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Database Publications (1984) Database Educational Software (1989) Europress Software (1992)

River Patrol

River Patrol

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Kestern (Arcade) Tigervision (2600)

Home videos

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

Star 80

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D.C. Cab

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Mr. Mom

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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WarGames

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