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Wednesday 26 December 1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natalie Nunn and Ahmed Barusso. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Fatal Games, directed by Michael Elliot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Julie by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daley Thompson's Decathlon or Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park.
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Movies

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

Fatal Games

Directed by: Michael Elliot

Starring: Sally Kirkland, Lynn Banashek, Sean Masterson, Michael O'Leary

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Shadows Run Black

Directed by: Howard Heard

Starring: Elizabeth Trosper, William J. Kulzer, Shea Porter, George Engelson

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Mrs. Soffel

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann

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Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

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Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

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TV Series

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

Drei reizende Schwestern

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Pogo 1104

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
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Facts:
  • Belgian princess Astrid marries arch duke Otto L van Austrian-Este.

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Books

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

Julie

By: Catherine Marshall

Julie Wallace is just eighteen in 1934 when her father risks their life savings on a struggling newspaper and moves the family to a flood-prone Pennsylvania town.It

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The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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Nutcracker

By: E. T. A. Hoffmann

"A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children's books of the year."-- New York Times Book ReviewThe tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A.

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God Knows

By: Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and ...

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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.

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park

Platform: ColecoVision, MSX

Genre: Action

Publisher: Coleco Industries, Inc.

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Archon II: Adept

Archon II: Adept

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy/action

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Dropzone

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy Color, NES

Genre: Action-adventure, Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mindscape

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Home videos

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

The Big Chill

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Children of the Corn

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Mr. Mom

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Sixteen Candles

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Terms of Endearment

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