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Saturday November 17, 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eliza Sam and Emily Kincaid. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. A Cruel Romance, directed by Eldar Ryazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pogo 1104. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Binary Land or The Dallas Quest.
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What the sky looked like on 17 November 1984

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Movies

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

A Cruel Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Larisa Guzeeva, Nikita Mikhalkov, Andrey Myagkov

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Falling in Love

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Jane Kaczmarek

Country: United States

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What Waits Below

Directed by: Don Sharp

Starring: Robert Powell, Timothy Bottoms, Lisa Blount, Richard Johnson

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Night of the Comet

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

Starring: Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Robert Beltran, Sharon Farrell

Country: United States

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Missing in Action

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress, Lenore Kasdorf

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Pogo 1104

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Mensch Bachmann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers
  • Golden State Warriors' player scores 59 points losing to New Jersey Nets 124-110.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 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 ?

The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Dallas Quest

The Dallas Quest

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple IIe Atari 8-bit TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datasoft

Battle Through Time

Battle Through Time

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Anirog Software

Conan: Hall of Volta

Conan: Hall of Volta

Platform: PC-88, Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action[1]/platform

Publisher: Datasoft

Binary Land

Binary Land

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Great Swordsman

Great Swordsman

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

Strange Brew

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Purple Rain

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Conan the Destroyer

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Octopussy

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Scarface

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