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Monday 23 January 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 23, 1984). 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. Reckless, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Music Construction Set or Duck Hunt.
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What the sky looked like on 23 January 1984

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Movies

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

Reckless

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

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Crackers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn

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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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TV Series

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

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 23, 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 ?

Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony

By: Lewis Thomas

This magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas remains startlingly relevant for today's world. Luminous, witty, and provocative, the essays address such topics as "The

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Coroner

By: Thomas T. Noguchi with Joseph DiMona

Thomas Noguchi's career as a Coroner included the famous and infamous in Los Angeles

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The Neverending Story

By: Michael Ende

Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

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Blue Highways

By: William Least Heat Moon

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Lords of Midnight

Platform: ZX Spectrum; Commodore 64; Amstrad CPC; DOS; iOS; Android; OS X; Microsoft Windows; BlackBerry OS; Windows Phone

Genre: Adventure, Role-playing, Strategy

Publisher: Beyond Software (ZXS); Mindscape (C64); Amsoft (CPC); Domark Software (DOS)

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Music Construction Set

Music Construction Set

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 400/800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS (PC booter)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Duck Hunt

Platform: NES, Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Light gun shooter, Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Saga of Erik the Viking

The Saga of Erik the Viking

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC BBC Model B (text only)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mosaic Publishing

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Home videos

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

Sixteen Candles

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Footloose

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The Big Chill

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All the Right Moves

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The Right Stuff

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