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Tuesday August 21, 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alizée (singer) and B J Upton. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Choose Me, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Castle Wolfenstein or Cybertron Mission.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 August 1984

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Movies

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

Choose Me

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Geneviève Bujold, Keith Carradine, Lesley Ann Warren, Patrick Bauchau

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Flashpoint

Directed by: William Tannen

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Rip Torn, Kevin Conway

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C.H.U.D.

Directed by: Douglas Cheek

Starring: John Heard, Daniel Stern, Christopher Curry, Kim Greist

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Bolero

Directed by: John Derek

Starring: Bo Derek, George Kennedy, Andrea Occhipinti, Ana Obregón

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Old Enough

Directed by: Marisa Silver

Starring: Sarah Boyd, Rainbow Harvest, Neill Barry, Alyssa Milano

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Ude på noget

Mitch

Kids Incorporated

Bob's Full House

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 21, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Wired

By: Bob Woodward

Belushi The outrageous talent, addicted to life, with a huge appetite for drugs, food, and pleasure. Belushi The star who plummeted over the edge.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

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

Genre: Stealth game

Publisher: Muse Software

Knight Lore

Knight Lore

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Famicom Disk System

Genre: Action-adventure, isometric platformer

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

Codename MAT

Codename MAT

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up, Strategy

Publisher: Micromega

Cybertron Mission

Cybertron Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Micro Power

The Battle-Road

The Battle-Road

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem

Home videos

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

D.C. Cab

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Romancing the Stone

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Sixteen Candles

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Conan the Destroyer

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The Right Stuff

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