Friday February 17, 1984

US date format: 2/17/1984, UK date format: 17/2/1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Claire Denamur and Marcin Gortat. 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 Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Below the Root or Hes Games.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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Movies

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Decoder

Decoder

Directed by: Muscha

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

Swann in Love

Swann in Love

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

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

Footloose

Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

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

Country: United States of America

Mashaal

Mashaal

Directed by: Yash Chopra

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

Tricheurs

Tricheurs

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

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

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TV Series

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Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Written by:

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

Danger: Marmalade at Work

Danger: Marmalade at Work

Szálka hal nélkül

Szálka hal nélkül

Days to next February 17

If February 17, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 7 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Discoverers

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

Nerve Endings by William Martin

Nerve Endings

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A merger between two powerful corporate empires results in a breathless cross-country race by James Whiting and Jeanne Darrow when the pair discovers what is at stake if the

Rainsong by Phyllis A. Whitney

Rainsong

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Hollis Sands has never gotten over her husband's death. Ricky had been a famous popular singer, and she wrote her best songs for him.

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Karateka

Karateka

Platform: Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Famicom, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Game Boy HD remake: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, iOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund (original) D3Publisher (HD Remake)

Below the Root

Below the Root

Platform: IBM PC (DOS), Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Windham Classics

Hes Games

Hes Games

Platform: C64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HESware

F-1 Race

F-1 Race

Platform: Family Computer Game Boy

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM


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