Thursday July 26, 1984

US date format: 7/26/1984, UK date format: 26/7/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 26, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leigh Lezark and Alex Parks. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Company of Wolves, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Possessions by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Black Onyx or Donald Duck's Playground.
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The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

The Philadelphia Experiment

The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Country: United States of America

Purple Rain

Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States of America

Meatballs Part II

Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

Revenge of the Nerds

Revenge of the Nerds

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Country: United States of America

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  • Expos Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with his 3,052nd single

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Gynaikeies morfes

Gynaikeies morfes

The Elisha Rasmussen Show

The Elisha Rasmussen Show

The Harding Trail

The Harding Trail

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One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Deep Six by Clive Cussler

Deep Six

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Originally published in 1984, Deep Six is now available in a new edition.A deadly tide of poison flows into ocean waters.

The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman

The March Of Folly

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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.

First Lady From Plains by Rosalynn Carter

First Lady From Plains

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"What makes Rosalynn Carter so interesting and her memoir so compelling is her awareness that she is part of a long and distinguished historical tradition: the southern lady in politics .

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dynamic Ski

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taiyo System/Nichibutsu

Janitor Joe

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Donald Duck's Playground

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Apple II, Commodore 64, IBM PCjr, MS-DOS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

Millionaire

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Incentive Software

The Black Onyx

Platform: Game Boy Color, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, SG-1000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software


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