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Friday 23 March 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 23, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brandon Marshall and Ryan Araña. 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 Unto This Hour by Tom Wicker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freddy's Rescue Roundup or Colossus Chess.
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What the sky looked like on 23 March 1984

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Movies

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

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

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Romancing the Stone

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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Police Academy

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

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

Country: United States

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Charrito

Directed by: Roberto Gómez Bolaños

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

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Polar

Directed by: Jacques Bral

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

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TV Series

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Nesto izmedju

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 March 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
  • Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
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Facts:
  • Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa won by J Torvill and Chris Dean (GRB)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Underhill and Paul Martini (CAN)
  • Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Katarina Witt (GDR)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 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 ?

Unto This Hour

By: Tom Wicker

This novel recounts five days in Virginia in August 1862, when an outnumbered Confederate Army delivered a smashing blow to Union forces.

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Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to ...

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The Aquitaine Progression

By: Robert Ludlum

In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

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The Journeyer

By: Gary Jennings

Legendary trader and explorer Marco Polo was nicknamed "Marco of the millions" because his Venetian countrymen took the grandiose stories of his travels to be exaggerated, if not outright lies.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragonworld

Dragonworld

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Telarium

Fun School

Fun School

Platform: 1989-1994: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS 1995-1998: Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Database Publications (1984) Database Educational Software (1989) Europress Software (1992)

Castle Adventure

Castle Adventure

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Kevin Bales

Colossus Chess

Colossus Chess

Platform: Acorn Electron,[1] Amiga,[2] Amstrad CPC,[3] Amstrad PCW,[4] Apple II,[4] Atari 8-bit,[5] Atari ST,[6] BBC Micro,[7] Commodore 64,[8][9] Commodore Plus/4,[10][11] Enterprise 64 & 128,[12] IBM PC,[13]

Genre: Chess

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems English Software

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM

Home videos

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

Star 80

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Robin Hood

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The Natural

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This is Spinal Tap

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Sudden Impact

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