Saturday January 28, 1984

US date format: 1/28/1984, UK date format: 28/1/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 28, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andre Iguodala and Stephen Gostkowski. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Reckless, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alas Smith & Jones. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hercules or Mancopter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Reckless

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young

Crackers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn

Broadway Danny Rose

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

Inquilaab

Directed by: Rama Rao Tatineni

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, C.S. Dubey, Utpal Dutt, Iftekhar

Talk to Me

Directed by: Julius Potocsny

Starring: Austin Pendleton, Michael Murphy, Barbara Eda-Young, Dan Shor

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 28, 1984?


    Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas

    Events

  • Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany.

    Famous Deaths

  • John Macvane: Newscaster (United or Not), dies at 71.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Alas Smith & Jones

Directed by: Robin Carr

Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1984?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to …

While Reagan Slept

By: Art Buchwald

A portrait of Ronald Reagan by the noted Washington columnist and humorist observes the fortieth president of the United States while he sleeps

On Wings Of Eagles

By: Ken Follett

The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

Blue Highways

By: William Least Heat Moon

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

Changes

By: Danielle Steel

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,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, iOS Devices, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, X68000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP Namco (original); NA Bally Midway (original); NA Atari; NA NEC; EU Grandslam Entertainment; EU Quicksilva

Hercules

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Interdisc, Alpha Omega, The Power House

Intellectual Decathlon

Platform: Apple II family, PC Apple emulators

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Muse Software

Dragonworld

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Telarium

Mancopter

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Datasoft


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