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Sunday 17 June 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Gallagher Jr and Allan Ray. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. The Karate Kid, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Past Imperfect by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Girl's Garden or Hydlide.
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What the sky looked like on 17 June 1984

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Movies

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

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Country: United States

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The Pope of Greenwich Village

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page

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Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States

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Beat Street

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant

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Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Singles

Boyce Goes West

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Chet Allen: Actor (Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter), dies at 51.
  • Swale: Kentucky Derby winner, collapses and dies.
  • John Murray: Canadian-Scottish oceanographer and biologist (d. 1914).
  • Milbourne Christopher: American magician and author (d. 1984).
Facts:
  • Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • John Turner succeeds Pierre Trudeau as Premier of Canada
  • Swale, Kentucky Derby winner, collapses and dies.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 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 ?

Past Imperfect

By: Joan Collins

Joan Collins is the internationally famous actress whose career has brought her to a new peak of stardom as Alexis Carrington Colby in "Dynasty" - a role which might have been

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The Walking Drum

By: Louis L'Amour

Louis L’Amour has been best known for his ability to capture the spirit and drama of the authentic American West. Now he guides his readers to an even more distant frontier—the

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The Wheel Of Fortune

By: Susan Howatch

Robert Godwin’s tumultuous ride on the Wheel of Fortune begins with his passion for his sensual cousin Ginevra, as they waltz to “The Blue Danube” beneath the chandeliers at Oxmoon, his

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Wired

By: Bob Woodward

Belushi The outrageous talent, addicted to life, with a huge appetite for drugs, food, and pleasure. Belushi The star who plummeted over the edge.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bird Mother

Bird Mother

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

Circus Charlie

Circus Charlie

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, MSX, SEGA SG-1000, NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Girl's Garden

Girl's Garden

Platform: Sega SG-1000, Sega SC-3000

Genre: Action game, dating sim

Publisher: Sega

Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

Hydlide

Hydlide

Platform: PC-6001, PC-8801, MSX, MSX2 FM-7, PC-9801, Sharp X1, PC-66, FM7, Sharp MZ-2000, Famicom/NES

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: T&E Soft FCI (NES)

Home videos

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

Star 80

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Conan the Destroyer

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Robin Hood

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Firestarter

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Trading Places

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