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Tuesday 20 November 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Jordan (actor born 1984) and Jeremy Jordan. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. Falling in Love, directed by Ulu Grosbard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Ride A Pale Horse by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 7 Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frak! or Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole

Country: United States

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Falling in Love

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel

Country: United States

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Night of the Comet

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

Starring: Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Robert Beltran

Country: United States

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Missing in Action

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress

Country: United States

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A Nightmare on Elm Street

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Box of Delights

Starring: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Opzoek naar Yolanda

Starring: Kenneth Herdigein, Cees Schouwenaar, Truus Dekker, Dick van den Toorn

Country: Netherlands

Hokuto no Ken

Starring: Akira Kamiya, Shigeru Chiba, Teiyû Ichiryûsai, Tomiko Suzuki

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 November 1984 ?

  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden wins NL Rookie of Year
  • SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) is founded.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan -- Nov. 19, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8932
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Indira Gandhi -- Nov. 12, 1984


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

Ride A Pale Horse

By: Helen MacInnes

When journalist Karen Cornell is invited to a peace conference in Prague, she only goes on the understanding that she will be granted a valuable interview.

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Close Encounters

By: Mike Wallace and Gary Paul Gates

Mike Wallace. His very name conjures up a certain kind of journalism -- smart, informed, intense, and groundbreaking. Who else has wrangled sit-downs with his roster of world leaders and criminals,

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The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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First Among Equals

By: Jeffrey Archer

Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-D Bomberman

3-D Bomberman

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801 mkII, Sharp X1

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Circus Charlie

Circus Charlie

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, MSX, SEGA SG-1000, NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami



Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Aardvark (BBC / Electron) Statesoft (C64)

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Gemstone Warrior

Gemstone Warrior

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Macintosh

Genre: Action Adventure Game

Publisher: SSI

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