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Sunday 28 October 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amanda Paige and Obafemi Martins. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Paris, Texas, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Box of Delights. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gertrude's Secrets or Mr. Wimpy (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Box of Delights

Starring: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Big Deal

Written by: Geoff McQueen

Starring: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Almost Live!

Starring: Tracey Conway, Pat Cashman, Nancy Guppy, Steve Wilson

Country: United States

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Jeopardy!

Written by: Merv Griffin

Starring: Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert

Country: United States

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Bird of Prey 2

Starring: Richard Griffiths, Carole Nimmons, Jan Holden, Lee Montague

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell

Country: United States

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The Killing Fields

Directed by: Roland Joff

Starring: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich

Country: United States

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Body Double

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry

Country: United States

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The Terminator

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn

Country: United States

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Blood Simple.

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53
  • Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament

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Sport Games on 28 October 1984

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Pittsburgh Steelers : 10 - 35
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 7 - 38
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 31 - 13
  • Denver Broncos - Los Angeles Raiders : 22 - 19
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bush, Reagan, Mondale, Ferraro -- Oct. 22, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8928
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Crackdown on the Mafia -- Oct. 15, 1984

Books

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

The Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awardsThe year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.

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Poland

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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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 ...

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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beaky and the Egg Snatchers

Beaky and the Egg Snatchers

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Fantasy Software

Gertrude's Secrets

Gertrude's Secrets

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS

Genre: Edutainment

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Platform, Action, Educational, Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

Mr. Wimpy (video game)

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ocean Software

H.E.R.O.

Platform: Atari 2600, Apple II, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, Sega SG-1000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Activision

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