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Friday 27 April 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 27, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Stump and Fabien Gilot. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Sixteen Candles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Construction Set or Below the Root.
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What the sky looked like on 27 April 1984

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Movies

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

Sixteen Candles

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

Country: United States

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The Bounty

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Country: United States

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Breakin'

Directed by: Joel Silberg

Starring: Lucinda Dickey, Adolfo Quinones, Michael Chambers, Ben Lokey

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The Blood of Others

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Jodie Foster, Michael Ontkean, Sam Neill, Lambert Wilson

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Hardbodies

Directed by: Mark Griffiths

Starring: Grant Cramer, Teal Roberts, Gary Wood, Michael Rapport

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
  • Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Piet Kraak: Dutch soccer player, dies at age 63.
Facts:
  • Cleveland Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings.
  • Over 70 inches of snow falls on Red Lake, Montana.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 27, 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 ?

One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

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

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The Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to ...

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People Of The Lie

By: M. Scott Peck

In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr.

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Mafia Princess

By: Antoinette Giancana and Thomas C. Renner

Mafia Princess

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lazy Jones

Lazy Jones

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Terminal Software

Excitebike

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, NEC PC-8801, X1, Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube (Animal Crossing)

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Nintendo Hudson Soft (PC-8801, X1)

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Below the Root

Below the Root

Platform: IBM PC (DOS), Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Windham Classics

Frogger II: ThreeeDeep!

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, PC Booter

Genre: Action

Publisher: Parker Brothers, Sega

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Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

Conan the Destroyer

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Top Secret!

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WarGames

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Terms of Endearment

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Police Academy

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