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Wednesday 22 August 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 22, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marie Tabarly and Judith Martin. 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 Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight or Match Day.
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What the sky looked like on 22 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 22 August 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
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Facts:
  • Last Volkswagen Rabbit produced
  • Met pitcher Dwight Gooden becomes 11th rookie to strikeout 200
  • South African election for parliament boycvotted
  • Republican convention in Dallas, Texas, renominates President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George Bush.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 22, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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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The Walking Drum

By: Louis L'Amour

Louis L’Amour has been best known for his ability to capture the spirit and drama of the authentic American West. Now he guides his readers to an even more distant frontier—the

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The Miko

By: Eric Van Lustbader

A New York Times bestseller by the author of The Ninja: An American martial artist travels to Tokyo and becomes the target of an international conspiracy.

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A Very Private Eye

By: Barbara Pym

Like new First Edition, First Printing (stated and full number line), Dutton 1984; a small manufacturer's crease to the front flap - GIFT QUALITY.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Technos

1942

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console, Famicom, MSX, NEC PC-8801, Windows Mobile Professional, Game Boy Color, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, PSP

Genre: Arcade, scrolling shooter

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Match Day

Match Day

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

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Do! Run Run

Do! Run Run

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze / Platform

Publisher: Taito

Colossus Chess

Colossus Chess

Platform: Acorn Electron,[1] Amiga,[2] Amstrad CPC,[3] Amstrad PCW,[4] Apple II,[4] Atari 8-bit,[5] Atari ST,[6] BBC Micro,[7] Commodore 64,[8][9] Commodore Plus/4,[10][11] Enterprise 64 & 128,[12] IBM PC,[13]

Genre: Chess

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems English Software

Home videos

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

Son of Flubber

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Terms of Endearment

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The Last Starfighter

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The Right Stuff

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

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