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Wednesday April 18, 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include America Ferrera and Sokoudjou . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Lady Libertine, directed by Gérard Kikoïne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Codename MAT or Gust Buster.
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What the sky looked like on 18 April 1984

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Movies

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

Lady Libertine

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

Starring: Christopher Pearson, Jennifer Inch, Sophie Favier, Alain Dumaurier

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Going Back

Directed by: Ron Teachworth

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Christopher Howe, Perry Mallette, Susan Waderlow Yamasaki

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Dangerous Moves

Directed by: Richard Dembo

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt, Liv Ullmann, Leslie Caron

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Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer

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Swing Shift

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward

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TV Series

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

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
  • America Ferrera: American actress whose portrayal of the title character in the American TV series "Ugly Betty" put her firmly in the public eye.
  • Sokoudjou : Cameroonian mixed martial artist.
  • Red Bryant: American football player.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
  • Joan Benoit runs world record female marathon (2:22:43)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 18, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Tough Times Never Last

By: Robert H. Schuller

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.

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

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People Of The Lie

By: M. Scott Peck

In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr.

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The March Of Folly

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman here tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. One decisive turning point in history detailed by Tuchman is the Trojan War.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gust Buster

Gust Buster

Platform: ColecoVision, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sunrise Software inc.

Gremlins

Gremlins

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Booty

Booty

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Firebird

Grand Prix Manager

Grand Prix Manager

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Management simulation

Publisher: Silicon Joy

Codename MAT

Codename MAT

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up, Strategy

Publisher: Micromega

Home videos

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

Splash

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Sixteen Candles

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Silkwood

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Top Secret!

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Never Cry Wolf

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