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Saturday March 24, 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 24, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Bosh and Park Bom. 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 The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf einem langen Weg. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bridge-It or Daley Thompson's Decathlon.
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What the sky looked like on 24 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

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

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 24 March 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sam Jaffe: Actor (Dr Zorba-Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 93.
Facts:
  • IOC agrees to 6-team exhibition baseball tournament in Olympics
  • Sam Jaffe, American actor (Dr Zorba - Ben Casey), dies of cancer at age 93 (born 1891).
  • Igor Malkov skates world record 10 km (14:01.51).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 24, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Lines And Shadows

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Joseph Wambaugh explores a phenomenon that is attracting increasing national attention, the wave of immigration from Mexico across the southwestern United States border, in "Lines and Shadows".A

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Berlin Game

By: Len Deighton

Long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.East

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Great Space Race

The Great Space Race

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Legend

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal

Bridge-It

Bridge-It

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Amsoft

Illusions

Illusions

Platform: ColecoVision

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Coleco

Home videos

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

Dreamscape

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Romancing the Stone

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Octopussy

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Streets of Fire

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

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