Monday September 17, 1984

US date format: 9/17/1984, UK date format: 17/9/1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Eugenia Volodina and John Kucera. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Missing You by John Waite. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Country, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutthroats or Falcon Patrol II.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Dwight Gooden ties record of 32 strikeouts in consecutive games
  • Reggie Jackson is 13th to hit 500 HRs

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Movies

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Country

Country

Directed by: Richard Pearce

Starring: Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley, Matt Clark

Impulse

Impulse

Directed by: Graham Baker

Starring: Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly, Hume Cronyn, John Karlen

Duniya

Duniya

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Amrita Singh

My New Partner

My New Partner

Directed by: Claude Zidi

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Régine, Grâce de Capitani

Secret Honor

Secret Honor

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Philip Baker Hall

Sport Games on September 17, 1984

Sport Games on September 17, 1984


NFL

American Football
  • Miami Dolphins - Buffalo Bills : 21 - 17
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TV Series

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Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

It's Your Move

It's Your Move

Almost Live!

Almost Live!

Starring: Tracey Conway, Pat Cashman, Nancy Guppy, Steve Wilson

Country: United States of America

Days to next September 17

If September 17, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

The Miko by Eric Van Lustbader

The Miko

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A New York Times bestseller by the author of The Ninja: An American martial artist travels to Tokyo and becomes the target of an international conspiracy.

Silver Wings, Santiago Blue by Janet Dailey

Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

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The exhilarating story of the first WASPS, the Woman Airforce Service Pilots, who risked their lives, their ambitions, and their dreams to help the war effort during World War II.

First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

First Among Equals

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Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Flightmare

Flightmare

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action

Cutthroats

Cutthroats

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Intellectual Decathlon

Intellectual Decathlon

Platform: Apple II family, PC Apple emulators

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Muse Software

Falcon Patrol II

Falcon Patrol II

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Break Dance Breakdance

Break Dance Breakdance

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU Epyx


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