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Sunday January 22, 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 22, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Raica Oliveira and Ubaldo Jiménez. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Broadway Danny Rose, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hes Games or Gaplus.
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What the sky looked like on 22 January 1984

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Movies

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

Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

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Inquilaab

Directed by: Rama Rao Tatineni

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, C.S. Dubey, Utpal Dutt, Iftekhar

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Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

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Dog Day

Directed by: Yves Boisset

Starring: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet, Victor Lanoux

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The Return of Captain Invincible

Directed by: Philippe Mora

Starring: Alan Arkin, Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick, Bill Hunter

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TV Series

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

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Directed by: Anthony Garner

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

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Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

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Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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Sharon and Elsie

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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Facts:
  • Super Bowl XVIII: LA Raiders beat Washington Redskins, 38-9 in Tampa Super Bowl MVP: Marcus Allen, LA Raiders, RB
  • Apple Computer runs its "1984" 60 second TV commercial during the NFL SuperBowl football game, introducing the Macintosh computer, without showing the computer, or listing features. Apple Computer runs the ad publicly only once, but dozens of news and talk shows replay it, making it one of the most memorable advertisements in TV history.
  • Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates.
  • The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, is introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous ''1984'' television commercial.

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Sport Games on 22 January 1984

NFL
American Football
  • Washington Redskins - Los Angeles Raiders : 9 - 38
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 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 Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to ...

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August

By: Judith Rossner

Originally published in 1983, this bestseller is a compelling portrait of a young woman's experience in psychotherapy.

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Megatrends

By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Hollywood Wives

By: Jackie Collins

They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-D Bomberman

3-D Bomberman

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801 mkII, Sharp X1

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Amazon

Amazon

Platform: Apple II; Atari ST; Commodore 64; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction graphic adventure

Publisher: Telarium

Gaplus

Gaplus

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Wii, Virtual Console

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bally Midway; EU Mastertronic

Hes Games

Hes Games

Platform: C64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HESware

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

Splash

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WarGames

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Strange Brew

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Scarface

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Firestarter

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