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Tuesday 21 February 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrew Ellis and Karina Nose. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Footloose, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zlatniyat vek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Evil Dead or B.C. II: Grog's Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern

Country: United States

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Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Christine

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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Facts:
  • Timex withdraws from the home computer business. Timex introduced the British Sinclair Research ZX81 computer to North America as the Timex/Sinclair 1000 in 1982. Priced at $100, then dropped to $50, a lack of software and physical size and memory size limitations dampened initial public enthusiasm.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Yuri Andropov -- Feb. 20, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8891
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Seabrook Nuclear Plant -- Feb. 13, 1984

Books

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

In Search Of Excellence

By: Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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Night Sky

By: Clare Francis

In the brutal chaos of the Second World War, three people find their lives inextricably interwoven in a web of courage, betrayal and love.

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Berlin Game

By: Len Deighton

The spy trilogy of "Berlin Game", "Mexico Set", and "London Match" in one presentation omnibus.

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The Discoverers

By: Daniel J. Boorstin

An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Evil Dead

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Palace Software

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Gift from the Gods

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ocean

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Loco

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Alligata

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B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64, ColecoVision, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Ballblazer

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Famicom, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, Sports

Publisher: Atari

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