Tuesday February 28, 1984

US date format: 2/28/1984, UK date format: 28/2/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Karolina Kurkova and Noureen Dewulf. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Splash, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down to Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Below the Root or Hogan's Alley.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • 26th Grammy Awards: "Beat It", Michael Jackson wins eight.

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Movies

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Splash

Splash

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy

Country: United States of America

The Hotel New Hampshire

The Hotel New Hampshire

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Rob Lowe, Jodie Foster, Paul McCrane, Beau Bridges

Children of the Corn

Children of the Corn

Directed by: Fritz Kiersch

Starring: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong, John Franklin

Country: United States of America

Mike's Murder

Mike's Murder

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Debra Winger, Mark Keyloun, Darrell Larson, Brooke Alderson

Ghar Ek Mandir

Ghar Ek Mandir

Directed by: K. Bapaiah

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Moushumi Chatterjee, Mithun Chakraborty, Ranjeeta Kaur

TV Series

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Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Alas Smith & Jones

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

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Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

Tin si jup wai

Tin si jup wai

Days to next February 28

If February 28, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 6 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 9 days.
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Books

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People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck

People Of The Lie

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In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr.

The Story Of Henri Tod by William F. Buckley Jr

The Story Of Henri Tod

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CIA super-agent Blackford Oakes spies around Berlin, just before the Wall goes up--in the most somber, least witty or inventive of Buckley's Cold War thrillers thus far.

Nerve Endings by William Martin

Nerve Endings

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A merger between two powerful corporate empires results in a breathless cross-country race by James Whiting and Jeanne Darrow when the pair discovers what is at stake if the

Changes by Danielle Steel

Changes

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Top TV anchorwoman Melanie Adams had given up on love after a failed marriage and an unhappy affair. With her two teenage children and her television news career,

The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Discoverers

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Death Trap

The Death Trap

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Fujitsu FM-7

Genre: Interactive fiction Visual novel Adventure game

Publisher: Square

Below the Root

Below the Root

Platform: IBM PC (DOS), Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Windham Classics

I, Robot

I, Robot

Platform: Arcade

Genre: multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Champion Boxing

Champion Boxing

Platform: Arcade, Sega SG-1000,[1] MSX

Genre: Boxing, Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Hogan's Alley

Hogan's Alley

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Retro/Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo


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