Thursday March 22, 1984

US date format: 3/22/1984, UK date format: 22/3/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 22, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zilin Zhang and Piotr Trochowski. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Dam Busters or Montezuma's Revenge.
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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm

Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Country: United States of America

Police Academy

Police Academy

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Country: United States of America

Charrito

Charrito

Directed by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Starring: Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Florinda Meza, María Antonieta de las Nieves, Rubén Aguirre

Polar

Polar

Directed by: Jacques Bral

Starring: Jean-François Balmer, Sandra Montaigu, Pierre Santini, Roland Dubillard

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Genta of Maaseik
  • The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
  • World Water Day.
  • Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
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  • Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.

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Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Nesto izmedju

Nesto izmedju

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Books

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The Story Of Henri Tod by William F. Buckley Jr

The Story Of Henri Tod

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CIA super-agent Blackford Oakes spies around Berlin, just before the Wall goes up--in the most somber, least witty or inventive of Buckley's Cold War thrillers thus far.

Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

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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 …

Berlin Game by Len Deighton

Berlin Game

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Long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.East

Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller

Tough Times Never Last

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Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

Videogames

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3-D Bomberman

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

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Carriers at War

Platform: Apple II (vintage), Commodore 64 (vintage), DOS (I & II), Macintosh (I & II), Microsoft Windows (current)

Genre: simulation, strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

Montezuma's Revenge

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Sega Master System As Panama Joe: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Parker Brothers

The Dam Busters

Platform: Amstrad CPC Apple II ColecoVision Commodore 64 DOS MSX NEC PC-9801 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Accolade (USA) Coleco Industries (ColecoVision)

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft


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