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Thursday 19 April 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lee Da-hae and Steph Song. 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. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, directed by Joseph Zito, 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 Mr. Palfrey of Westminster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freddy's Rescue Roundup or 50 Mission Crush.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Kimberly Beck

Country: United States

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Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

Country: United States

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Police Academy

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall

Country: United States

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Splash

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy

Country: United States

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Children of the Corn

Directed by: Fritz Kiersch

Starring: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 19 April 1984

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TV Series

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

Mr. Palfrey of Westminster

Starring: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Teresa de Jesús

Starring: Concha Velasco, María Massip, Antonio Canal, Alicia Sánchez

Country: Spain

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The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Zlatniyat vek

Starring: Marius Donkin, Rumyan Lazov, Kiril Yanev, Vassil Mihajlov

Country: Bulgaria

Mother and Son

Starring: Ruth Cracknell, Garry McDonald, Henri Szeps, Judy Morris

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
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Facts:
  • Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs 1st appears in print (Nature Magazine)
  • Advance Australia Fair is proclaimed as Australia's national anthem, and green and gold as the national colours.

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Books

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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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One More Sunday

By: John D. MacDonald

Welcome to the Eternal Church of the Believer, where devout workers operate state-of-the-art computer equipment to process the thousands of dollars that pour in daily and where hundreds of prayers are

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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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The Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awardsThe year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM

Incunabula

Incunabula

Platform: DOS

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Avalon Hill

50 Mission Crush

50 Mission Crush

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Marble Madness

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platform/Racing

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The Black Onyx

Platform: Game Boy Color, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, SG-1000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

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