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Sunday 29 April 1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 29, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Taylor Cole and Michaël Sapience (Star Academy). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Sixteen Candles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deus Ex Machina or Kokotoni Wilf.
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What the sky looked like on 29 April 1984

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Movies

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

Sixteen Candles

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

Country: United States

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The Bounty

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Country: United States

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Breakin'

Directed by: Joel Silberg

Starring: Lucinda Dickey, Adolfo Quinones, Michael Chambers, Ben Lokey

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The Blood of Others

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Jodie Foster, Michael Ontkean, Sam Neill, Lambert Wilson

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Hardbodies

Directed by: Mark Griffiths

Starring: Grant Cramer, Teal Roberts, Gary Wood, Michael Rapport

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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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Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • Oliver! opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • Betsy King wins LPGA Freedom / Orlando Golf Classic

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 29, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Tough Times Never Last

By: Robert H. Schuller

Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

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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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The Haj

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kokotoni Wilf

Kokotoni Wilf

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Gaplus

Gaplus

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Wii, Virtual Console

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bally Midway; EU Mastertronic

Match Day

Match Day

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

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

The Dam Busters

Platform: Amstrad CPC Apple II ColecoVision Commodore 64 DOS MSX NEC PC-9801 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold Accolade (USA) Coleco Industries (ColecoVision)

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Home videos

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

Against All Odds

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Romancing the Stone

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Christine

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Silkwood

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Terms of Endearment

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