Saturday December 22, 1984

US date format: 12/22/1984, UK date format: 22/12/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greg Finley and Basshunter . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Mrs. Soffel, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dream House (video game) or Knight Lore.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Mrs. Soffel

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann

Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

The River

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch

The Flamingo Kid

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 22, 1984?


    Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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    Events

  • Bernhard Goetz shoots 4 black muggers on NYC subway train
Sport Games on December 22, 1984

Sport Games on December 22, 1984


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Drei reizende Schwestern

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Son Of The Morning Star

By: Evan S. Connell

Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

Heritage

By: Abba Eban

A magnificently illustrated, superbly written history and the companion volume to the award-winning PBS television series Heritage, narrated by Abba Eban and viewed by some 50 million Americans.

Illusions Of Love

By: Cynthia Freeman

Do we make our own destinies? Can we alter the courses of our lives?Cynthia Freeman’s New York Times bestselling novel will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a second

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,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gremlins

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Knight Lore

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

Genre: Action-adventure, isometric platformer

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

Diamond Mine

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16/Plus/4

Genre: Maze

Publisher: MRM Software Blue Ribbon

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft


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