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Thursday 18 October 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lindsey Vonn and Esperanza Spalding. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Blood Simple., directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Crescent City by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big Deal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris or ChipWits.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Opzoek naar Yolanda

Starring: Kenneth Herdigein, Cees Schouwenaar, Truus Dekker, Dick van den Toorn

Country: Netherlands

Hokuto no Ken

Starring: Akira Kamiya, Shigeru Chiba, Teiyû Ichiryûsai, Tomiko Suzuki

Country: Japan

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The Maestro's Company

Starring: Justine Clarke, Adam Willits

Country: Australia

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Berliner Weiße mit Schuß

Starring: Günter Pfitzmann

Movies

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

Blood Simple.

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Ninja III: The Domination

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

Starring: Sh Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey, Jordan Bennett

Country: United States

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Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge

Country: United States

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Red Dawn

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Directed by: W.D. Richter

Starring: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Florence Rinard: TV panelist (20 Questions), dies at 82.
  • Jon-Erik Hexum: American actor, a handsome man and well-built, he fit the "beefcake" image well.
  • Henri Michaux: Belgian-born poet, writer, and painter who wrote in French.
Facts:
  • Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51A mission

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1984?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Crackdown on the Mafia -- Oct. 15, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8927
  • Time: U.S. Supreme Court (clockwise fr. top L): Justices John P. Stevens, Lewis Powell, William H. Rehnqui

Books

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

Crescent City

By: Belva Plain

She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of the Civil War.

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The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced ...

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The Weaker Vessel

By: Antonia Fraser

"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

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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

Tetris

Platform: Acorn Electron; Amiga; Amstrad CPC; Amstrad PCW; Apple II; Apple IIgs; Atari ST; Arcade; BBC Micro; CD-i; Commodore VIC-20; Commodore 64; FM-7; Game Boy; Game Boy Color; Mac OS; MSX; NES; PC-8801; PC-

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: EU Infogrames; EU Infogrames; EU Mirrorsoft (Home Computers); EU Mirrorsoft (Home Computers); EU/NA Nintendo (NES); EU/NA Nintendo (NES); EU/NA Philips; EU/NA Philips; NA AcademySoft (MS-DOS); NA Acad

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ChipWits

ChipWits

Platform: Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Robot simulation

Publisher: BrainPower

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Platform, Action, Educational, Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line, Inc.

On-Court Tennis

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Traditional tennis simulation

Publisher: Activision

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