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Thursday 25 October 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katy Perry and Karolina Sprem. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Body Double, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Superior Women by Alice Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 7 Up. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B-Wings or Loco.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn

Country: United States

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Blood Simple.

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Ninja III: The Domination

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

Starring: Sh Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey, Jordan Bennett

Country: United States

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Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge

Country: United States

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Red Dawn

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Box of Delights

Starring: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Opzoek naar Yolanda

Starring: Kenneth Herdigein, Cees Schouwenaar, Truus Dekker, Dick van den Toorn

Country: Netherlands

Hokuto no Ken

Starring: Akira Kamiya, Shigeru Chiba, Teiyû Ichiryûsai, Tomiko Suzuki

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 October 1984 ?

  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pascale Ogier: Actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24.
  • Give My Regards to Broad Street premieres (Gotham Theater-NYC)
  • Hepatitis virus is discovered
  • King Boudouin opens Museum for Modern Art in Brussels
  • Rangers beat Devils 11-2
  • West German Chancellor Rainer Barzel resigns due to corruption

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bush, Reagan, Mondale, Ferraro -- Oct. 22, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8928
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Crackdown on the Mafia -- Oct. 15, 1984


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

Superior Women

By: Alice Adams

Eager to escape her carhop mother and the rank and file of her California town, Megan Greene heads for Radcliffe -- in part to pursue an older man (twenty-one, Harvard medical

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Crescent City

By: Belva Plain

She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of the Civil War.

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The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Platform: Arcade, Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

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Fantasia Diamond

Fantasia Diamond

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Hewson Consultants


Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Alligata

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Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PC-8801

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

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