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Thursday 26 January 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Layla Kayleigh and Kelli Barrett. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Reckless, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Binary Land or Ancient Art of War.
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What the sky looked like on 26 January 1984

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Movies

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

Reckless

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

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Crackers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn

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Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

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Inquilaab

Directed by: Rama Rao Tatineni

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, C.S. Dubey, Utpal Dutt, Iftekhar

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Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

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TV Series

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

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

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Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

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Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US navy exhibits Piasecki helistat-4 helicopters and a blimp able to lift 26 tons in Lakehurst, New Jersey.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 26, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to ...

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Poland

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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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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Coroner

By: Thomas T. Noguchi with Joseph DiMona

Thomas Noguchi's career as a Coroner included the famous and infamous in Los Angeles

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gremlins

Gremlins

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Ancient Art of War

Ancient Art of War

Platform: Apple II, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, PC-88, PC-98

Genre: Real-time strategy Real-time tactics

Publisher: Broderbund

Intellectual Decathlon

Intellectual Decathlon

Platform: Apple II family, PC Apple emulators

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Muse Software

Mindshadow

Mindshadow

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Activision

Binary Land

Binary Land

Platform: MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Home videos

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

Strange Brew

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Silkwood

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Robin Hood

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Streets of Fire

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Never Cry Wolf

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