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Wednesday December 19, 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carina Beduschi and Ian Kennedy. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Mrs. Soffel, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Bomb Alley or Abyss.
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What the sky looked like on 19 December 1984

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Movies

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

Mrs. Soffel

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann

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Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

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Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

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The River

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch

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The Flamingo Kid

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman

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TV Series

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

Drei reizende Schwestern

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Pogo 1104

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 19 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Michel Magne: French musician, composer for films, Oscar nomination for "Gigot" 1962.
  • Joy Ridderhof: American missionary (Born 1903).
Facts:
  • China PR Premier Zhao Ziyang and Margaret Thatcher sign Hong Kong Treaty
  • Fire at Wilberg Mine in central Utah killed 27 people
  • UK signs agreement with China to return Hong Kong to China in 1997
  • Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th and youngest NHL player to score 1,000 points.
  • Fire at the Wilberg Mine in central Utah kills 27 people.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 19, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Strong Medicine

By: Arthur Hailey

Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

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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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Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

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Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Death Trap

The Death Trap

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Fujitsu FM-7

Genre: Interactive fiction Visual novel Adventure game

Publisher: Square

3D Bomb Alley

3D Bomb Alley

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Software Invasion

Dragonworld

Dragonworld

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Telarium

Abyss

Abyss

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Cases Computer Simulations

Comic Bakery

Comic Bakery

Platform: MSX, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami Imagine Software (C64)

Home videos

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

Strange Brew

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Dreamscape

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Silkwood

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Top Secret!

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Octopussy

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