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Thursday 19 July 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 19, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Morrison and Zhu Zhu (actress). 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. Heart of the Stag, directed by Michael Firth, 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 Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Devil World or Dynamic Ski.
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What the sky looked like on 19 July 1984

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Movies

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

Heart of the Stag

Directed by: Michael Firth

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Terence Cooper, Mary Regan, Anne Flannery

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Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States

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Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

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Revenge of the Nerds

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Country: United States

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The Party Animal

Directed by: David Beaird

Starring: Matthew Causey, Timothy Carhart, Jerry Jones, Robin Harlan

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Los Angeles 1984: Games of the XXIII Olympiad

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Facts:
  • 1st female to captain a 747 across Atlantic (Lynn Rippelmeyer)
  • Geraldine A Ferraro, (Rep-D-NY), wins Democratic VP nomination

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 19, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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Hooligans

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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Deep Six

By: Clive Cussler

Originally published in 1984, Deep Six is now available in a new edition.A deadly tide of poison flows into ocean waters.

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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 ?

Mikie

Mikie

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Labyrinth/Maze

Publisher: Konami (Arcade), Imagine Software (Home Ports)

Devil World

Devil World

Platform: NES, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Nintendo

Dynamic Ski

Dynamic Ski

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taiyo System/Nichibutsu

Cutthroats

Cutthroats

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Hydlide

Hydlide

Platform: PC-6001, PC-8801, MSX, MSX2 FM-7, PC-9801, Sharp X1, PC-66, FM7, Sharp MZ-2000, Famicom/NES

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: T&E Soft FCI (NES)

Home videos

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

Children of the Corn

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Conan the Destroyer

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Streets of Fire

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This is Spinal Tap

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Police Academy

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