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Friday 24 February 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sterling James Keenan and Corey Graves. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Repo Man, directed by Alex Cox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Rainsong by Phyllis A. Whitney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zlatniyat vek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All or Nothing or Music Construction Set.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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PicturePages

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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Movies

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

Repo Man

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter

Country: United States

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This Is Spinal Tap

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest

Country: United States

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Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern

Country: United States

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Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Iraq resumes air attack on Iran.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Yuri Andropov -- Feb. 20, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8891
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Seabrook Nuclear Plant -- Feb. 13, 1984

Books

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

Rainsong

By: Phyllis A. Whitney

Hollis Sands has never gotten over her husband's death. Ricky had been a famous popular singer, and she wrote her best songs for him.

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

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Night Sky

By: Clare Francis

In the brutal chaos of the Second World War, three people find their lives inextricably interwoven in a web of courage, betrayal and love.

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Almost Paradise

By: Susan Isaacs

Fate can be benevolent. Or incredibly cruel. That's what Nick and Jane will learn...Just take their relationship. Nick is stunningly handsome, the blue-eyed scion of a blue-blood New York family.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

All or Nothing

All or Nothing

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Abbex

The Black Onyx

Platform: Game Boy Color, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, SG-1000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

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Break Dance Breakdance

Break Dance Breakdance

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU Epyx

Codename MAT

Codename MAT

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up, Strategy

Publisher: Micromega

Music Construction Set

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

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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