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Friday February 17, 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position 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 Nerve Endings by William Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle of Terror or Dimension X.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 17 February 1984

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Movies

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

Decoder

Directed by: Muscha

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

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Swann in Love

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

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

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Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

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

Country: United States

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Mashaal

Directed by: Yash Chopra

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

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Tricheurs

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

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

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TV Series

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

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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Danger: Marmalade at Work

Szálka hal nélkül

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Nerve Endings

By: William Martin

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

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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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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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Tough Times Never Last

By: Robert H. Schuller

Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

50 Mission Crush

50 Mission Crush

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Pac-Land

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, iOS Devices, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, X68000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP Namco (original); NA Bally Midway (original); NA Atari; NA NEC; EU Grandslam Entertainment; EU Quicksilva

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Dimension X

Dimension X

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: first person action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Castle of Terror

Castle of Terror

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Melbourne House

Full Throttle

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum and MSX

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Micromega

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Home videos

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

Christine

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Octopussy

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The Natural

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Never Cry Wolf

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Police Academy

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