Tuesday June 26, 1984

US date format: 6/26/1984, UK date format: 26/6/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aubrey Plaza and Indila . In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Reflex by Duran Duran. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Hit, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Book Without A Name by Kit Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Battle-Road or 50 Mission Crush.
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Movies

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The Hit

The Hit

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, A.J. Clarke, Terence Stamp

Bachelor Party

Bachelor Party

Directed by: Neal Israel

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tawny Kitaen, Adrian Zmed, George Grizzard

Country: United States of America

Conan the Destroyer

Conan the Destroyer

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Wilt Chamberlain

Country: United States of America

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Country: United States of America

The Pope of Greenwich Village

The Pope of Greenwich Village

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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Events

  • 1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4

Famous Birthday

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Hum Log

Hum Log

Starring: Jayshree Arora, Seema Bhargava, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Ashok Kumar

Country: India

Sweet and Sour

Sweet and Sour

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Starring: Tracy Mann, David Reyne, Ric Herbert, Sandie Lillingston

Country: Australia

Komedijanti

Komedijanti

Mahô no yousei Persia

Mahô no yousei Persia

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Books

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Book Without A Name by Kit Williams

Book Without A Name

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The author hid the title of this allegory in a sealed box to be opened a year and a day from publication, though clues to the title are hidden in the

Heretics Of Dune by Frank Herbert

Heretics Of Dune

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With more than ten million copies sold, Frank Herbert's magnificent Dune books stand among the major achievements of the human imagination.

Past Imperfect by Joan Collins

Past Imperfect

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Joan Collins is the internationally famous actress whose career has brought her to a new peak of stardom as Alexis Carrington Colby in "Dynasty" - a role which might have been

Possessions by Judith Michael

Possessions

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When Katherine Fraser's husband Craig mysteriously disappears, she is beset by problems: two children to raise, frightening expenses, and no job.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

50 Mission Crush

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Baltic 1985: Corridor To Berlin

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Conan: Hall of Volta

Platform: PC-88, Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action[1]/platform

Publisher: Datasoft

The Battle-Road

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem

Bridge-It

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Amsoft


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