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Monday 23 January 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arjen Robben and Kyle Newacheck. 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. while The Saga Of Baby Divine by Bette Midler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Living Planet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Comic Bakery or Dough Boy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1984 ?

  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
  • Arjen Robben: Dutch professional footballer who plays for the German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Netherlands national team.
  • Kyle Newacheck
  • Robbie Farah: Australian rugby league player.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become World Wrestling Federation champ.
  • Buffalo Sabres win NHL record 10th straight road game.
  • Greatest unpaced one-hour bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur Rock -- Jan. 23, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8886
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Africa's Troubles -- Jan. 16, 1984


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

The Saga Of Baby Divine

By: Bette Midler

From the fertile and outrageous imagination of the Divine Miss M herself comes a hilarious, touching and uplifting fable about The Truth.

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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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By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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In Search Of Excellence

By: Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cobra Command

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, iOS

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Data East (arcade version) Wolf Team, Sega (Mega-CD version) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1 versions) Revolutionary Concepts (iPhone OS version)

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Crypt of Medea

Crypt of Medea

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sir-Tech

Grand Prix Manager

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Management simulation

Publisher: Silicon Joy

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Comic Bakery

Comic Bakery

Platform: MSX, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami Imagine Software (C64)

Dough Boy

Platform: Commodore 64 Family Computer

Genre: Action

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