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Friday 20 April 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 20, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edixon Perea Valencia and Sophia Amoruso. 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 Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hes Games or Mancopter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 April 1984

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Movies

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

Lady Libertine

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

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

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Going Back

Directed by: Ron Teachworth

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

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Dangerous Moves

Directed by: Richard Dembo

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

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Iceman

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

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

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Swing Shift

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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

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TV Series

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

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mabel Mercer: English/US singer ("Fly Me to the Moon"), dies at age 84.
Facts:
  • Russian offensive in Panshirvallei, Afghanistan.
  • The Good Friday Massacre, an extremely violent ice hockey playoff game, is played in Montreal, Canada.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 20, 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 ?

Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

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The Butter Battle Book

By: Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy ...

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Smart Women

By: Judy Blume

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.

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Mafia Princess

By: Antoinette Giancana and Thomas C. Renner

Mafia Princess

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

High Noon

High Noon

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Ocean Software

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Mancopter

Mancopter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Datasoft

Hes Games

Hes Games

Platform: C64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HESware

The Black Onyx

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

Home videos

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

Sixteen Candles

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Footloose

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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All the Right Moves

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Police Academy

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