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Friday 20 January 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bonnie McKee and Olivia Hallinan. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Broadway Danny Rose, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Interference. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gift from the Gods or Hareraiser.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

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Inquilaab

Directed by: Rama Rao Tatineni

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, C.S. Dubey, Utpal Dutt, Iftekhar

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Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

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Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

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Papy fait de la résistance

Directed by: Jean-Marie Poiré

Starring: Christian Clavier, Michel Galabru, Roland Giraud, Gérard Jugnot

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TV Series

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

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

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Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

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Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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Sharon and Elsie

CBS Schoolbreak Special

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Johnny Weissmuller: Romanian-born American swimmer and actor who, as the winner of five Olympic medals and numerous world records, was noted for his performance in 12 Tarzan movies released from 1932 to 1948; Weismuller portrayed the role longer than any other man.
Facts:
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners.

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Books

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

While Reagan Slept

By: Art Buchwald

A portrait of Ronald Reagan by the noted Washington columnist and humorist observes the fortieth president of the United States while he sleeps

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The Auerbach Will

By: Stephen Birmingham

In The Auerbach Will, the novel by America's most renowned chronicler of the rich, ambitious young Essie Litsky defies a rigid upbringing by immigrant Russian Jewish parents to achieve wealth and

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Hollywood Wives

By: Jackie Collins

They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

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Coroner

By: Thomas T. Noguchi with Joseph DiMona

Thomas Noguchi's career as a Coroner included the famous and infamous in Los Angeles

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gift from the Gods

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ocean

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New York City

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Bruce Lee

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, C64, MS-DOS, Apple II series, PC-88

Genre: Platformer, beat 'em up

Publisher: Datasoft Inc, U.S. Gold, Comptiq

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Hareraiser

Hareraiser

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Dragon 32, MSX, Oric Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Haresoft

Ducks Ahoy!

Ducks Ahoy!

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Home videos

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

WarGames

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Streets of Fire

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Firestarter

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Conan the Destroyer

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Mr. Mom

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