Thursday April 19, 1984

US date format: 4/19/1984, UK date format: 19/4/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 1984). 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. Lady Libertine, directed by Gérard Kikoïne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boulder Dash or Mr. Wimpy (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Lady Libertine

Lady Libertine

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

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

Going Back

Going Back

Directed by: Ron Teachworth

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

Dangerous Moves

Dangerous Moves

Directed by: Richard Dembo

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

Iceman

Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

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

Swing Shift

Swing Shift

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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

history

Historical Events

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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.
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Events

  • Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs 1st appears in print (Nature Magazine)

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TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by:

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett

On Wings Of Eagles

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The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

Unto This Hour by Tom Wicker

Unto This Hour

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This novel recounts five days in Virginia in August 1862, when an outnumbered Confederate Army delivered a smashing blow to Union forces.

Smart Women by Judy Blume

Smart Women

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Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

The Haj by Leon Uris

The Haj

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Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Discoverers

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Platform, Action, Educational, Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Loco

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Alligata

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Commodore 64, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ocean Software

Dimension X

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: first person action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Boulder Dash

Platform: Arcade (Max-A-Flex), Atari 8-bit computers, Apple II, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, NES, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, PC, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, iOS, Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Arcade


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