Thursday June 28, 1984

US date format: 6/28/1984, UK date format: 28/6/1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 28, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tamara Ecclestone and Kate French. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Reflex by Duran Duran. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Hit, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Book Without A Name by Kit Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Match Day or Mickey's Space Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Hit

The Hit

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, A.J. Clarke, Terence Stamp

Bachelor Party

Bachelor Party

Directed by: Neal Israel

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tawny Kitaen, Adrian Zmed, George Grizzard

Country: United States of America

Conan the Destroyer

Conan the Destroyer

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Wilt Chamberlain

Country: United States of America

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Country: United States of America

The Pope of Greenwich Village

The Pope of Greenwich Village

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day

Events

  • Richard Ram?rez, aka the "Night Stalker," performs his first recorded murder.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

TV Series

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Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Hum Log

Hum Log

Starring: Jayshree Arora, Seema Bhargava, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Ashok Kumar

Country: India

Sweet and Sour

Sweet and Sour

Written by:

Starring: Tracy Mann, David Reyne, Ric Herbert, Sandie Lillingston

Country: Australia

Komedijanti

Komedijanti

Mahô no yousei Persia

Mahô no yousei Persia

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Past Imperfect by Joan Collins

Past Imperfect

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Joan Collins is the internationally famous actress whose career has brought her to a new peak of stardom as Alexis Carrington Colby in "Dynasty" - a role which might have been

Possessions by Judith Michael

Possessions

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When Katherine Fraser's husband Craig mysteriously disappears, she is beset by problems: two children to raise, frightening expenses, and no job.

Deep Six by Clive Cussler

Deep Six

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Originally published in 1984, Deep Six is now available in a new edition.A deadly tide of poison flows into ocean waters.

Warday by Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka

Warday

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First Edition (stated), and First Printing, with full number line. "0484" on front jacket flap.

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mickey's Space Adventure

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64, TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

Below the Root

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Windham Classics

Match Day

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

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Girl's Garden

Platform: Sega SG-1000, Sega SC-3000

Genre: Action game, dating sim

Publisher: Sega

Adventure Construction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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