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Saturday 29 December 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sean Stone and Nicola Foti. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Moses The Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Man from Moscow. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cutthroats or Dimension X.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Man from Moscow

Written by: Andrew Carr

Directed by: Paul Seed

Starring: David Calder, Christopher Rozycki, Hetty Baynes, Harry Fielder

Hrvatski narodni preporod

Starring: Ena Begovic

Country: Croatia

Tatus

Starring: Tato Bores

Country: Argentina

Marina de noche

Starring: Cristina Murta, Rodolfo Ranni, Alicia Aller, Hilda Bernard

Country: Argentina

FTV

Written by: Chris Bearde

Starring: Bill Bentley, Freddie Jackson, Stephanie Mills

Country: United States

Movies

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

Stranger Than Paradise

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton

Country: United States

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Dune

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis

Country: United States

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Starman

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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The Cotton Club

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sean Stone: American actor, film director, producer, cinematographer and screenwriter.
  • Nicola Foti: YouTube Star.
  • Reimo Tamm: Estonian basketball player.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leo Robin: American composer and songwriter (d. 1984).
Facts:
  • 5th United Negro College Fund
  • Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period
  • Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi claims victory in parliamentary elections.

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Sport Games on 29 December 1984

NFL
American Football
  • New York Giants - San Francisco 49ers : 10 - 21
  • Seattle Seahawks - Miami Dolphins : 10 - 31
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Video Cassette Recorders -- Dec. 24, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8937
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Disaster Strikes Bhopal -- Dec. 17, 1984

Books

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

Moses The Kitten

By: James Herriot

A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

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Heritage

By: Abba Eban

A magnificently illustrated, superbly written history and the companion volume to the award-winning PBS television series Heritage, narrated by Abba Eban and viewed by some 50 million Americans.

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The Sicilian

By: Mario Puzo

After Mario Puzo wrote his internationally acclaimed The Godfather, he has often been imitated but never equaled. Puzo's classic novel, The Sicilian, stands as a cornerstone of his work--a lushly romantic, unforgettable tale of bloodshed, justice, and treachery.

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

Now available as an audio CD, in Eudora Welty's own voice, or as a book.Eudora Welty was born in 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

New York City

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Below the Root

Below the Root

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Windham Classics

Cutthroats

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Devil World

Platform: NES, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dimension X

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: first person action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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