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Monday October 22, 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 22, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aleksandar Maric and Aleks Marić. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. A Nightmare on Elm Street, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while God Knows by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pushing Up Daisies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Castles of Dr. Creep or Brain Strainers.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, John Saxon

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rod Amateau

Starring: Greg Bradford, Mary Beth Evans, Michael Winslow, Don Michael Paul

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Toy Soldiers

Directed by: David Fisher

Starring: Jason Miller, Cleavon Little, Rodolfo de Anda, Terri Garber

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What Have I Done to Deserve This?

Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar

Starring: Carmen Maura, Gonzalo Suárez, Luis Hostalot, Ryo Hiruma

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American Dreamer

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini, Coral Browne

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TV Series

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

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Mensch Bachmann

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Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Hawaiian Heat

Directed by: T. Mondente

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 October 1984 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul McCartney releases Give My Regards to Broad Street soundtrack
  • NFL quarterback Ken Stabler retires.

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Sport Games on 22 October 1984

American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - Atlanta Falcons : 24 - 10
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 22, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1984 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
  2. Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
  3. Hard Habit To Break - Chicago
  4. Prince - Purple Rain
  5. Lucky Star - Madonna
  6. Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  7. John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band - On The Dark Side
  8. Prince - Let's Go Crazy
  9. I'm So Excited '84 - Pointer Sisters
  10. Rod Stewart - Some Guys Have All The Luck
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
  2. Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
  3. Diana Ross - Swept Away
  4. New Edition - Cool It Now
  5. Centipede - Rebbie Jackson
  6. Jungle Love - The Time
  7. Prince And The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy
  8. The Medicine Song - Stephanie Mills
  9. Don't Stand Another Chance - Janet Jackson
  10. Prince And The Revolution - Purple Rain
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
  2. Wham! - Freedom
  3. The War Song - Culture Club
  4. No More Lonely Nights (Ballad) - Paul McCartney
  5. Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters


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

God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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The Weaker Vessel

By: Antonia Fraser

"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

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Role Of Honor

By: John Gardner

Role of Honor

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Close Encounters

By: Mike Wallace and Gary Paul Gates

Mike Wallace. His very name conjures up a certain kind of journalism -- smart, informed, intense, and groundbreaking. Who else has wrangled sit-downs with his roster of world leaders and criminals,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B.C. Bill

B.C. Bill

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, TRS-80, Dragon 32, BBC Micro

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

The Castles of Dr. Creep

The Castles of Dr. Creep

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform/Puzzle

Publisher: Brøderbund

Falcon Patrol II

Falcon Patrol II

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Deus Ex Machina

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

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Brain Strainers

Platform: ColecoVision,[1] Coleco Adam

Genre: Music

Publisher: Coleco

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Home videos

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

Star 80

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Strange Brew

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Purple Rain

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Sudden Impact

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