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Friday 27 July 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 27, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Taylor Schilling and Kenny Wormald. 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 Machine Dreams by Jayne Anne Phillips was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Intellectual Decathlon or Marble Madness.
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What the sky looked like on 27 July 1984

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Movies

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

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

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

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The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

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

Country: United States

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Heart of the Stag

Directed by: Michael Firth

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Terence Cooper, Mary Regan, Anne Flannery

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Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

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

Country: United States

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Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

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

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Santa Barbara

Gynaikeies morfes

The Elisha Rasmussen Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 July 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • James Mason: England, United Kingdom -- Actor (Lolita, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil).
  • Oswald Jacoby: US contract bridge champion, dies at 81.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 27, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1984?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Machine Dreams

By: Jayne Anne Phillips

In her highly acclaimed debut novel, the bestselling author of Shelter introduces the Hampsons, an ordinary, small-town American family profoundly affected by the extraordinary events of history.

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

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

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The Peter Pan Syndrome

By: Dan Kiley

A serioius social-psychological phenomenon is besetting American males: hundreds of thousands of boys are refusing to become men. Though they have reached adult age, the are unable to face adult feelings

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Lincoln

By: Gore Vidal

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Intellectual Decathlon

Intellectual Decathlon

Platform: Apple II family, PC Apple emulators

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Muse Software

H.E.R.O.

Platform: Atari 2600, Apple II, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, Sega SG-1000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Activision

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Agent USA

Agent USA

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

Genre: Adventure, Educational, Strategy

Publisher: Scholastic

Montezuma's Revenge

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Sega Master System As Panama Joe: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Parker Brothers

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Marble Madness

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platform/Racing

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Home videos

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

WarGames

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Strange Brew

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D.C. Cab

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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Streets of Fire

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