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Sunday October 21, 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marc Zinga and Tyler Braun. 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 Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Luke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B-Wings or The Black Onyx.
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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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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

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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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Fairly Secret Army

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1984 ?

  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Niki Lauda becomes 3rd time motor racing world champ
  • Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05.

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Sport Games on 21 October 1984

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 44 - 9
  • Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 9 - 12
  • Denver Broncos - Buffalo Bills : 37 - 7
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 16 - 14
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 21, 1984 - Geocentric view

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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


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

Loving Each Other

By: Leo Buscaglia

In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

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By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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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 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade, Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Match Day

Match Day

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software



Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (32Kb ECB)

Publisher: Tom Mix Software

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

Platform: Game Boy Color, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, SG-1000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

Dough Boy

Dough Boy

Platform: Commodore 64 Family Computer

Genre: Action

Home videos

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

D.C. Cab

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Trading Places

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The Big Chill

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