Wednesday September 26, 1984

US date format: 9/26/1984, UK date format: 26/9/1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 26, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Chandra Ruegg and Meghan Edmonds. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Dang doi lai ming, directed by Po-Chih Leong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Draconian or Wild Gunman.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Berlin appeals court clears Paul McCartney in a paternity suit
  • Britain and China initial agreement return Hong Kong to China in 1997
  • Dutch Queen Beatrice opens University
  • US President Ronald Reagan vetoes sanctions against South Africa.
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Dang doi lai ming

Dang doi lai ming

Directed by: Po-Chih Leong

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Cecilia Yip, Alex Man, Kien Shih

Maria's Lovers

Maria's Lovers

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Keith Carradine, Robert Mitchum

Teachers

Teachers

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio

Ghost Warrior

Ghost Warrior

Directed by: J. Larry Carroll

Starring: Hiroshi Fujioka, John Calvin, Janet Julian, Charles Lampkin

Country

Country

Directed by: Richard Pearce

Starring: Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley, Matt Clark

TV Series

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Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Hokuto no Ken

Hokuto no Ken

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

Country: Japan

Dreams

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Days to next September 26

If September 26, 1984 is your birthday you're 35 years, 11 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 days.
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Books

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Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book

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The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy …

Full Circle by Danielle Steel

Full Circle

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The 1960s. Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Civil rights. Viet Nam. Tana Roberts comes of age in this turbulent decade, and begins a journey that will lead her from New York to the South during the heat

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

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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

D.V. by George Plimpton and Christopher Hemphill

D.V.

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Diana Vreeland’s best-selling autobiography takes us with her around the globe in the company of royalty, actors, artists, and designers. Throughout, her vivacious conversation is peppered with glittering stories and outrageous

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Draconian

Draconian

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (32Kb ECB)

Publisher: Tom Mix Software

Codename MAT

Codename MAT

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up, Strategy

Publisher: Micromega

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal

Gemstone Warrior

Gemstone Warrior

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Macintosh

Genre: Action Adventure Game

Publisher: SSI

Wild Gunman

Wild Gunman

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Light gun game

Publisher: Nintendo


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