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Wednesday 20 June 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include DerekRantsGaming and Hassan Adams. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Reflex by Duran Duran. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. The Karate Kid, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Sweet Suffering by Natalie Shainess was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park or Daley Thompson's Decathlon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1984 or at June 20 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rock 'N' America

Starring: Rick Ducommun, Russ Parr, Joe Simon, Frazer Smith

Country: United States

Mr. Palfrey of Westminster

Starring: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Teresa de Jesús

Starring: Concha Velasco, María Massip, Antonio Canal, Alicia Sánchez

Country: Spain

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Zlatniyat vek

Starring: Marius Donkin, Rumyan Lazov, Kiril Yanev, Vassil Mihajlov

Country: Bulgaria

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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Top Secret!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing

Country: United States

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Gremlins

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton

Country: United States

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Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Par, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Estelle Winwood: Actress (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 99.
  • Sunny Johnson: Actress (Animal House), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 30.
Facts:
  • The official name of the Turkish city Urfa is changed into Şanlıurfa.
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways makes its inaugural flight.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1984?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walter Mondale -- June 18, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11039
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mystery Behind Pain -- June 11, 1984

Books

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

Sweet Suffering

By: Natalie Shainess

Bobbs-Merrill, 1984, Very good., Clean, tight, in lightly worn dust jacket. 263 pages. [Women's Studies, Sociology, Psychology] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

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The Haj

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

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Balls

By: Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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Past Imperfect

By: Joan Collins

Past Imperfect: An Autobiography

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park

Platform: ColecoVision, MSX

Genre: Action

Publisher: Coleco Industries, Inc.

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Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Do! Run Run

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze / Platform

Publisher: Taito

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Ancient Art of War

Platform: Apple II, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, PC-88, PC-98

Genre: Real-time strategy Real-time tactics

Publisher: Broderbund

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Mindshadow

Mindshadow

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Activision


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