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Thursday 28 June 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. 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 Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fun School or Crime and Punishment.
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Movies

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

The Hit

Directed by: Stephen Frears

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

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Bachelor Party

Directed by: Neal Israel

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

Country: United States

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The Pope of Greenwich Village

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

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

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Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States

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Beat Street

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Hum Log

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

Country: India

Sweet and Sour

Written by: Tim Gooding, Johanna Pigott

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

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Yigael Yadin: Israeli archeologist general and politician Deputy Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1984).
Facts:
  • Richard Ram?rez, aka the "Night Stalker," performs his first recorded murder.
  • Motorola introduces the 16-MHz 68020 processor, a 32-bit version of the 68000, in CMOS, with on-board cache. Estimated performance is 2-3 MIPS. Price is US$487 each.

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Books

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

Balls

By: Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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Strike Two

By: Ron Luciano and David Fisher

Strike Two

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Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

By: Bob Greene

A father's journal of his child's first year.

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Possessions

By: Judith Michael

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Fun School

Platform: 1989-1994: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS 1995-1998: Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Database Publications (1984) Database Educational Software (1989) Europress Software (1992)

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Crime and Punishment

Platform: C64, MS-DOS

Publisher: Mindscape

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Impossible Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, PS2, PSP, NES, Nintendo DS, Oric Atmos

Genre: Platform/Adventure/Action

Publisher: Epyx

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Cobra Command

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, iOS

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Data East (arcade version) Wolf Team, Sega (Mega-CD version) Ecseco (Saturn/PS1 versions) Revolutionary Concepts (iPhone OS version)

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Home videos

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

Christine

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Dreamscape

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Mr. Mom

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Sixteen Candles

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Strange Brew

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