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Friday 19 October 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 19, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Chatelain and Saki Fujita. 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. The Terminator, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Heritage by Abba Eban was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mugsy or All or Nothing.
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What the sky looked like on 19 October 1984

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Movies

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

The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Country: United States

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What Have I Done to Deserve This?

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Starring: Carmen Maura, Gonzalo Suárez, Luis Hostalot, Ryo Hiruma

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American Dreamer

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini, Coral Browne

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Firstborn

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Teri Garr, Peter Weller, Christopher Collet, Corey Haim

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Silent Madness

Directed by: Simon Nuchtern

Starring: Belinda Montgomery, Viveca Lindfors, Solly Marx, Sydney Lassick

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TV Series

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

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Mensch Bachmann

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Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Hawaiian Heat

Directed by: T. Mondente

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Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jerzy Popie?uszko: Polish priest, associated with the Solidarity union, murdered by the agents of internal intelligence agency (Born 1947).
  • Henri Michaux: Belgium Military man.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 19, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Heritage

By: Abba Eban

A magnificently illustrated, superbly written history and the companion volume to the award-winning PBS television series Heritage, narrated by Abba Eban and viewed by some 50 million Americans.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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In God'S Name

By: David A. Yallop

Only thirty-three days after his election, Pope John Paul I,Albino Luciani, died in strange circumstances. Almost immediately rumours of a cover-up began to circulate around the Vatican.

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Moses The Kitten

By: James Herriot

A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mugsy

Mugsy

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy and Management

Publisher: Melbourne House

Dragonworld

Dragonworld

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Telarium

Ducks Ahoy!

Ducks Ahoy!

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

All or Nothing

All or Nothing

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Abbex

The Saga of Erik the Viking

The Saga of Erik the Viking

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Model B (text only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mosaic Publishing

Home videos

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

Star 80

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Against All Odds

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D.C. Cab

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Streets of Fire

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The Right Stuff

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