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Friday 25 May 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir and A J Foyt IV. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Streets of Fire, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Danger by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Full Throttle or Hyper Sports.
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 ?

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rock 'N' America

Starring: Rick Ducommun, Russ Parr, Joe Simon, Frazer Smith

Country: United States

Mr. Palfrey of Westminster

Starring: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Teresa de Jesús

Starring: Concha Velasco, María Massip, Antonio Canal, Alicia Sánchez

Country: Spain

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Zlatniyat vek

Starring: Marius Donkin, Rumyan Lazov, Kiril Yanev, Vassil Mihajlov

Country: Bulgaria

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Par, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan

Country: United States

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The Natural

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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The Bounty

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir: Icelandic beauty pageant constestant (Miss World 2005).
  • A J Foyt IV: American race car driver.
  • Emma Marrone: Italian pop singer, who won the Italian talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi in March 2010, and signed a contract with record label Universal Music.
  • Luke Ball: Australian rules footballer.
  • Kyle Brodziak: Canadian ice hockey player.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Piet Ketting: Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at age 79.
Facts:
  • Red Sox trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley to Cubs for Bill Buckner
  • Detroit Tigers loss to Seattle Mariners 7-3 ends record-tying 17 consecutive wins.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Olympic Turmoil -- May 21, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8904
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Shirley MacLaine -- May 14, 1984

Books

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

The Danger

By: Dick Francis

When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.

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Balls

By: Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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Full Circle

By: Danielle Steel

The 1960s. Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Civil rights. Viet Nam. Tana Roberts comes of age in this turbulent decade, and begins a journey that will lead her from New York to the South during the heat

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One More Sunday

By: John D. MacDonald

Welcome to the Eternal Church of the Believer, where devout workers operate state-of-the-art computer equipment to process the thousands of dollars that pour in daily and where hundreds of prayers are

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Fruity Frank

Fruity Frank

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX

Publisher: Kuma Computers

Full Throttle

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum and MSX

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Micromega

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Ben Bero Beh

Ben Bero Beh

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

Hyper Sports

Platform: Arcade (original) Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, SG-1000

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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