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Monday 29 October 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Staal and Les Davies. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. 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 Moses The Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Box of Delights. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bird Mother or Karateka.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Opzoek naar Yolanda

Starring: Kenneth Herdigein, Cees Schouwenaar, Truus Dekker, Dick van den Toorn

Country: Netherlands

Hokuto no Ken

Starring: Akira Kamiya, Shigeru Chiba, Teiyû Ichiryûsai, Tomiko Suzuki

Country: Japan

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Movies

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

The Killing Fields

Directed by: Roland Joff

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

Country: United States

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Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell

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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Ninja III: The Domination

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

Starring: Sh Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey, Jordan Bennett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) and Greta Weitz (2:29:30) win New York Marathon.

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Sport Games on 29 October 1984

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  • Seattle Seahawks - San Diego Chargers : 24 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Reagan & Mondale -- Oct. 29, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8929
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bush, Reagan, Mondale, Ferraro -- Oct. 22, 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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Superior Women

By: Alice Adams

Eager to escape her carhop mother and the rank and file of her California town, Megan Greene heads for Radcliffe -- in part to pursue an older man (twenty-one, Harvard medical

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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 Butter Battle Book

By: Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy ...

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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

Bird Mother

Bird Mother

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Creative Sparks

Daredevil Dennis

Daredevil Dennis

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Visions

Dimension X

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: first person action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Karateka

Platform: Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Famicom, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Game Boy HD remake: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, iOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund (original) D3Publisher (HD Remake)

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