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Tuesday 17 July 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 17, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Katoatau and Asami Kimura. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Heart of the Stag, directed by Michael Firth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Deep Six by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasia Diamond or Mr. Wimpy (video game).
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What the sky looked like on 17 July 1984

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Movies

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

Heart of the Stag

Directed by: Michael Firth

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Terence Cooper, Mary Regan, Anne Flannery

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Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States

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Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

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Revenge of the Nerds

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Country: United States

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The Party Animal

Directed by: David Beaird

Starring: Matthew Causey, Timothy Carhart, Jerry Jones, Robin Harlan

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Los Angeles 1984: Games of the XXIII Olympiad

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • J Delos Jewkes: Singer / actor (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 89.
Facts:
  • Pierre Mauroy resigns as Premier of France
  • Soyuz T-12 carries three cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 17, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Deep Six

By: Clive Cussler

Originally published in 1984, Deep Six is now available in a new edition.A deadly tide of poison flows into ocean waters.

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D.V.

By: George Plimpton and Christopher Hemphill

Diana Vreeland’s best-selling autobiography takes us with her around the globe in the company of royalty, actors, artists, and designers. Throughout, her vivacious conversation is peppered with glittering stories and outrageous

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Hooligans

By: William Diehl

Jake Kilmer is a cop for the Feds. His specialty is a branch of the Mafia known as the Cincinnati Triad.

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First Lady From Plains

By: Rosalynn Carter

"What makes Rosalynn Carter so interesting and her memoir so compelling is her awareness that she is part of a long and distinguished historical tradition: the southern lady in politics .

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Janitor Joe

Janitor Joe

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Commodore 64, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ocean Software

Fantasia Diamond

Fantasia Diamond

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Injured Engine

Injured Engine

Platform: C64, Apple II

Genre: Puzzle, Simulation

Publisher: Imagic

Kung-Fu Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Irem (JPN arcade) Data East USA (NA arcade) Nintendo (Worldwide NES)

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Home videos

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

The Dead Zone

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Romancing the Stone

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Top Secret!

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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Sudden Impact

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