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Tuesday April 24, 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyson Ritter and Jonny Gray. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Sixteen Candles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Great Swordsman or Cheyenne.
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What the sky looked like on 24 April 1984

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Movies

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

Sixteen Candles

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

Country: United States

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The Bounty

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Country: United States

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Breakin'

Directed by: Joel Silberg

Starring: Lucinda Dickey, Adolfo Quinones, Michael Chambers, Ben Lokey

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The Blood of Others

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Jodie Foster, Michael Ontkean, Sam Neill, Lambert Wilson

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Hardbodies

Directed by: Mark Griffiths

Starring: Grant Cramer, Teal Roberts, Gary Wood, Michael Rapport

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
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Facts:
  • In Morgan Hill, California, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurs.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 24, 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 ?

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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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

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Further Up The Organization

By: Robert Townsend

Townsend's freshly irreverent, punchy chapters are packed with uncompromising straight talk as they revamp tired thinking on such daily business concerns as corporate image, the business lunch, how to retire the

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Poland

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mickey's Space Adventure

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64, TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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Daredevil Dennis

Daredevil Dennis

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Visions

Cheyenne

Cheyenne

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooting gallery, Western

Publisher: Exidy

Montezuma's Revenge

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Sega Master System As Panama Joe: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Parker Brothers

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Great Swordsman

Great Swordsman

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

Against All Odds

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D.C. Cab

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Mr. Mom

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Top Secret!

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Police Academy

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