Wednesday June 27, 1984

US date format: 6/27/1984, UK date format: 27/6/1984

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 27, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Khloe Kardashian and Rocío Guirao Díaz. 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 Wired by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight or Clu Clu Land.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria

Events

  • Emmy 11th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 5th time

Famous Birthday

TV Series

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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

Written by:

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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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.

Warday by Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka

Warday

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First Edition (stated), and First Printing, with full number line. "0484" on front jacket flap.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Clu Clu Land

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Sharp Zaurus, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube (Animal Crossing game), Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Acrobatic Dog-Fight Dog-Fight

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Technos

Electrician

Platform: Atari 8-bit family Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Synapse Software Kemco

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Castle of Terror

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Melbourne House


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