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Saturday December 22, 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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 Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bozo's Night Out or Daredevil Dennis.
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What the sky looked like on 22 December 1984

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Movies

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

Mrs. Soffel

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

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

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Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

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

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Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

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

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The River

Directed by: Mark Rydell

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

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The Flamingo Kid

Directed by: Garry Marshall

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

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TV Series

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

Drei reizende Schwestern

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Pogo 1104

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 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.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bernhard Goetz shoots 4 black muggers on NYC subway train
  • Four African-American youths board an express train in The Bronx borough of New York City. They attempt to rob Bernhard Goetz, who shoots them. The event starts a national debate about urban crime.

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Sport Games on 22 December 1984

NFL
American Football
  • Los Angeles Raiders - Seattle Seahawks : 7 - 13
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 22, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Jitterbug Perfume

By: Tom Robbins

Jitterbug Perfume is an epic.Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn’t conclude until nine o’clock tonight (Paris time).It

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The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By: Douglas Adams

Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

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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.

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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

Daredevil Dennis

Daredevil Dennis

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Visions

Bozo's Night Out

Bozo's Night Out

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taskset Ltd.

Pac-Land

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, iOS Devices, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, X68000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP Namco (original); NA Bally Midway (original); NA Atari; NA NEC; EU Grandslam Entertainment; EU Quicksilva

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Electrician

Electrician

Platform: Atari 8-bit family Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Synapse Software Kemco

Home videos

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

Splash

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Star 80

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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Never Cry Wolf

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This is Spinal Tap

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