Tuesday January 17, 1984

US date format: 1/17/1984, UK date format: 17/1/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Calvin Harris and Sophie Dee. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Broadway Danny Rose, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Robin Hood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ben Bero Beh or Magical Tree.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed

Events

  • US Supreme Court rules (5-4) private use of home VCRs to tape TV programs for later viewing does not violate federal copyright laws.

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Movies

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Broadway Danny Rose

Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

Inquilaab

Inquilaab

Directed by: Rama Rao Tatineni

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, C.S. Dubey, Utpal Dutt, Iftekhar

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

Dog Day

Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

Papy fait de la résistance

Papy fait de la résistance

Directed by: Jean-Marie Poiré

Starring: Christian Clavier, Michel Galabru, Roland Giraud, Gérard Jugnot

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TV Series

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

Days to next January 17

If January 17, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 8 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon

Blue Highways

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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

The Robots Of Dawn by Isaac Asimov

The Robots Of Dawn

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A millennium into the future two advances have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.

Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller

Tough Times Never Last

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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.

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

The Neverending Story

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Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald

While Reagan Slept

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A portrait of Ronald Reagan by the noted Washington columnist and humorist observes the fortieth president of the United States while he sleeps

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Janitor Joe

Janitor Joe

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Ben Bero Beh

Ben Bero Beh

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

Magical Tree

Magical Tree

Platform: MSX, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

3D Bomb Alley

3D Bomb Alley

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Software Invasion

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash

Platform: Arcade (Max-A-Flex), Atari 8-bit computers, Apple II, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, NES, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, PC, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, iOS, Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Arcade


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