Tuesday August 28, 1984

US date format: 8/28/1984, UK date format: 28/8/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sarah Roemer and Him Law. In that special week of August people in US were listening to What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Amadeus, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bouncing Babies or Gift from the Gods.
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Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

The Warrior and the Sorceress

The Warrior and the Sorceress

Directed by: John C. Broderick

Starring: David Carradine, Luke Askew, Maria Socas, Anthony De Longis

Choose Me

Choose Me

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Geneviève Bujold, Keith Carradine, Lesley Ann Warren, Patrick Bauchau

Flashpoint

Flashpoint

Directed by: William Tannen

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Rip Torn, Kevin Conway

C.H.U.D.

C.H.U.D.

Directed by: Douglas Cheek

Starring: John Heard, Daniel Stern, Christopher Curry, Kim Greist

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)

Events

  • Josef Fritzl drugs and incarcerates his daughter Elisabeth in a secret cellar, in Amstetten, Austria she was released only after 24 years of sexual abuse and mental ordeal.

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TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

The Mighty Orbots

The Mighty Orbots

Fox Mystery Theater

Fox Mystery Theater

SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show

SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show

The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries

The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries

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Books

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The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda

The Fire From Within

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Fire from Within is the author's most brilliant thought-provoking and unusual book, one in which Castaneda, under the tutelage of don Juan and his "disciples," at last constructs, from the teachings

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 Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum

The Aquitaine Progression

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In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

Diane Arbus by Patricia Bosworth

Diane Arbus

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Bosworth’s remarkable look at the life of Diane Arbus, one of the most acclaimed and provocative photographers of her time Diane Arbus became famous for her intimate and unconventional portraits of twins,

First Lady From Plains by Rosalynn Carter

First Lady From Plains

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"What makes Rosalynn Carter so interesting and her memoir so compelling is her awareness that she is part of a long and distinguished historical tradition: the southern lady in politics .

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gertrude's Secrets

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS

Genre: Edutainment

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

Gift from the Gods

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ocean

Match Day

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft


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