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Monday 23 July 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 23, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brandon Roy and Walter Gargano. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Company of Wolves, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boulder Dash or Comic Bakery.
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What the sky looked like on 23 July 1984

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Movies

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

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

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The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Country: United States

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Heart of the Stag

Directed by: Michael Firth

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Terence Cooper, Mary Regan, Anne Flannery

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Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States

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Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Santa Barbara

Gynaikeies morfes

The Elisha Rasmussen Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 July 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lloyd Gough: Actor (Black Bart, Tolsa), dies of aortic aneurism at 77.
Facts:
  • Kansas City Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save
  • Suzette Charles (NJ), 21, replaces Williams as 57th Miss America 1984
  • Vanessa Lynn Williams becomes the first Miss America to resign when she surrenders her crown, after nude photos of her appear in Penthouse magazine.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 23, 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 ?

Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

By: Bob Greene

A father's journal of his child's first year.

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The March Of Folly

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman here tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. One decisive turning point in history detailed by Tuchman is the Trojan War.

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The Fire From Within

By: Carlos Castaneda

Fire from Within is the author's most brilliant thought-provoking and unusual book, one in which Castaneda, under the tutelage of don Juan and his "disciples," at last constructs, from the teachings

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kentilla

Kentilla

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Micromega

Boulder Dash

Platform: Arcade (Max-A-Flex), Atari 8-bit computers, Apple II, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, NES, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, PC, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, iOS, Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Arcade

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B-Wings

B-Wings

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Hydlide

Hydlide

Platform: PC-6001, PC-8801, MSX, MSX2 FM-7, PC-9801, Sharp X1, PC-66, FM7, Sharp MZ-2000, Famicom/NES

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: T&E Soft FCI (NES)

Comic Bakery

Comic Bakery

Platform: MSX, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami Imagine Software (C64)

Home videos

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

Conan the Destroyer

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Son of Flubber

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Robin Hood

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All the Right Moves

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Trading Places

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