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Saturday 20 October 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 20, 1984). 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 Moses The Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Wild Gunman or Balloon Fight.
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What the sky looked like on 20 October 1984

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Movies

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

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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Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Country: United States

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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

Which were the important events of 20 October 1984 ?

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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 20, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1984 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
  2. Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
  3. Hard Habit To Break - Chicago
  4. Lucky Star - Madonna
  5. Prince - Let's Go Crazy
  6. The Cars - Drive
  7. Cover Me - Bruce Springsteen
  8. John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band - On The Dark Side
  9. Prince - Purple Rain
  10. I'm So Excited '84 - Pointer Sisters
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
  2. Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
  3. Diana Ross - Swept Away
  4. Prince And The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy
  5. New Edition - Cool It Now
  6. Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
  7. Centipede - Rebbie Jackson
  8. The Medicine Song - Stephanie Mills
  9. Don't Stand Another Chance - Janet Jackson
  10. You Get The Best From Me - Alicia Myers
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
  2. Wham! - Freedom
  3. The War Song - Culture Club
  4. No More Lonely Nights (Ballad) - Paul McCartney
  5. Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters

Books

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

Moses The Kitten

By: James Herriot

A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

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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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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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Love And War

By: John Jakes

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Jakes presents part two of the epic North and South Trilogy—the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries North and South—with over five million copies sold!“Massive, lusty, highly readable…A graphic, fast-paced ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Clu Clu Land

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Sharp Zaurus, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube (Animal Crossing game), Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Millionaire

Millionaire

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Incentive Software

Wild Gunman

Wild Gunman

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Light gun game

Publisher: Nintendo

Balloon Fight

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC-8801, X1, Sharp Zaurus, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apricot PC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64/128, Commodore Plus/4, CP/M, DOS, Epson QX-10, Kaypro II, Macintosh, Osborne 1, TI-99/4A, TRS-80,[2] Flash

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Home videos

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

This is Spinal Tap

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The Right Stuff

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

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Footloose

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The Last Starfighter

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