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Saturday 20 October 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Florent Sinama-Pongolle and Leslie Coutterand. 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. What Have I Done to Deserve This?, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hogan's Alley or Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.
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Movies

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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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The Razor's Edge

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

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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

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Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Books

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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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Strong Medicine

By: Arthur Hailey

Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean

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The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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The Weaker Vessel

By: Antonia Fraser

"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hogan's Alley

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Retro/Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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Eureka!

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Domark

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Frak!

Frak!

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

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

Hydlide

Platform: PC-6001, PC-8801, MSX, MSX2 FM-7, PC-9801, Sharp X1, PC-66, FM7, Sharp MZ-2000, Famicom/NES

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: T&E Soft FCI (NES)

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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Home videos

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

Firestarter

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Never Cry Wolf

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Octopussy

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Romancing the Stone

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Sixteen Candles

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