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Wednesday July 18, 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 18, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kathrin Hoelzl and Troy Pindell. 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 The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bouncing Babies or Mugsy.
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What the sky looked like on 18 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 18 July 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Walter F Mondale wins Democratic presidential nomination in San Francisco
  • McDonald's massacre in San Ysidro, California: in a fast-food restaurant, James Oliver Huberty opens fire, killing 21 people and injuring 19 others before being shot dead by police.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 18, 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 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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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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Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories

By: Saul Bellow

Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction from one of the most influential authors of the 20th century.

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Possessions

By: Judith Michael

When Katherine Fraser's husband Craig mysteriously disappears, she is beset by problems: two children to raise, frightening expenses, and no job.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mugsy

Mugsy

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy and Management

Publisher: Melbourne House

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

The Saga of Erik the Viking

The Saga of Erik the Viking

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Model B (text only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mosaic Publishing

Bridge-It

Bridge-It

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Amsoft

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

Dreamscape

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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Robin Hood

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All the Right Moves

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This is Spinal Tap

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