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). 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 Castle Adventure or Knight Lore.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

history

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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Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

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

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?

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

Knight Lore

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Famicom Disk System

Genre: Action-adventure, isometric platformer

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

Castle Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Kevin Bales

Bank Panic

Platform: Arcade Game, SG-1000, MSX (ported by Pony Canyon), Sega Master System, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum as West Bank, 1991 Atari XL/XE in Poland as Bang Bank! by Mirage and Our Soft

Genre: Retro/shooter, Western

Publisher: Sega

Brain Strainers

Platform: ColecoVision,[1] Coleco Adam

Genre: Music

Publisher: Coleco


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