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Friday 28 December 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 28, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Martin Kaymer and Lisa Cant. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Fatal Games, directed by Michael Elliot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amazon or Mr. Wimpy (video game).
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What the sky looked like on 28 December 1984

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Movies

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

Fatal Games

Directed by: Michael Elliot

Starring: Sally Kirkland, Lynn Banashek, Sean Masterson, Michael O'Leary

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Shadows Run Black

Directed by: Howard Heard

Starring: Elizabeth Trosper, William J. Kulzer, Shea Porter, George Engelson

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Mrs. Soffel

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann

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Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

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Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

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TV Series

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

Drei reizende Schwestern

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sam Peckinpah: American film director and screenwriter who was noted for his creative slow-motion vision of violence and killing the old fashioned Western.
Facts:
  • TV soap Edge of Night ends 28 year run
  • Creosote bush determined to be 11,700 years old.
  • Famine in Ethiopia begins and kills a million people by the end of 1984. (1984 Famine in Ethiopia).
  • Crack, a smokeable form of cocaine, is first introduced into the Los Angeles area and soon spreads across the United States in what becomes known as the Crack Epidemic.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 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 ?

The Fourth Protocol

By: Frederick Forsyth

It is a time of political unrest in Great Britain. And behind the Iron Curtain an insidious plot is being hatched, a plan so incendiary that even the KGB is ignorant of its existence--Aurora, the

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So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

By: Douglas Adams

Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

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Nutcracker

By: E. T. A. Hoffmann

"A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children's books of the year."-- New York Times Book ReviewThe tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A.

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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 ?

Mugsy

Mugsy

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Strategy and Management

Publisher: Melbourne House

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Commodore 64, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ocean Software

Amazon

Amazon

Platform: Apple II; Atari ST; Commodore 64; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction graphic adventure

Publisher: Telarium

Diamond Mine

Diamond Mine

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16/Plus/4

Genre: Maze

Publisher: MRM Software Blue Ribbon

Castle Nightmare

Castle Nightmare

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: RSC Soft

Home videos

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

Terms of Endearment

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Never Cry Wolf

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Police Academy

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Trading Places

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Sudden Impact

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