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Wednesday 18 July 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. 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. Revenge of the Nerds, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meus Filhos, Minha Vida. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Through Time or Castle Nightmare.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Revenge of the Nerds

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield

Country: United States

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The NeverEnding Story

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach

Country: United States

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The Last Starfighter

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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Cloak & Dagger

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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The Gods Must Be Crazy

Directed by: Jamie Uys

Starring: N!xau, Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Meus Filhos, Minha Vida

Written by: Ismael Fernandes, Henrique Lobo

Directed by: Jardel Mello, Antonino Seabra

Starring: Claudia Alencar, Mauro Alencar, Analy Alvarez, Gésio Amadeu

Hum Log

Starring: Jayshree Arora, Seema Bhargava, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Ashok Kumar

Country: India

Sweet and Sour

Written by: Tim Gooding, Johanna Pigott

Starring: Tracy Mann, David Reyne, Ric Herbert, Sandie Lillingston

Country: Australia

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rock 'N' America

Starring: Rick Ducommun, Russ Parr, Joe Simon, Frazer Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1984 ?

  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1984?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Democrats Launch Campaign -- July 16, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9872
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Shamir & Peres -- July 9, 1984


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


By: Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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The Fire From Within

By: Carlos Castaneda

Fire from Within is the author's most brilliant thought-provoking and unusual book, one in which Castaneda, under the tutelage of don Juan and his "disciples," at last constructs, from the teachings

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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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By: William Diehl

Jake Kilmer is a cop for the Feds. His specialty is a branch of the Mafia known as the Cincinnati Triad.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Through Time

Battle Through Time

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Anirog Software

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft

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Gift from the Gods

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ocean

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Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Ninja-kun: Adventure of Devil Castle

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Platform/action

Publisher: JP Taito; JP Jaleco (FC); JP HAMSTER(VC, PS4 )

Magical Tree

Platform: MSX, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

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