Saturday April 28, 1984

US date format: 4/28/1984, UK date format: 28/4/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 28, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Xiaxue and Dmitri Torbinski. 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 Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fruity Frank or 50 Mission Crush.
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Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles

Directed by: John Hughes

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

Country: United States of America

The Bounty

The Bounty

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

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

Country: United States of America

Breakin'

Breakin'

Directed by: Joel Silberg

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

The Blood of Others

The Blood of Others

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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

Hardbodies

Hardbodies

Directed by: Mark Griffiths

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

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Holidays

  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
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Events

  • La Tragedie de Carmen closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 187 performances

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Auf einem langen Weg

Auf einem langen Weg

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Six Centuries of Verse

Six Centuries of Verse

Directed by: Richard Mervyn

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Books

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Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller

Tough Times Never Last

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Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

The Danger by Dick Francis

The Danger

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When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

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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 …

Further Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Further Up The Organization

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Townsend's freshly irreverent, punchy chapters are packed with uncompromising straight talk as they revamp tired thinking on such daily business concerns as corporate image, the business lunch, how to retire the

Videogames

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50 Mission Crush

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

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Dimension X

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: first person action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Fruity Frank

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX

Publisher: Kuma Computers

Micro League Baseball

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

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Micro League Multimedia Inc.

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving, Shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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