Sunday December 30, 1984

US date format: 12/30/1984, UK date format: 30/12/1984

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 30, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include LeBron James and LeBron James. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Fatal Games, directed by Michael Elliot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drei reizende Schwestern. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ChipWits or Comic Bakery.
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Fatal Games

Fatal Games

Directed by: Michael Elliot

Starring: Sally Kirkland, Lynn Banashek, Sean Masterson, Michael O'Leary

Shadows Run Black

Shadows Run Black

Directed by: Howard Heard

Starring: Elizabeth Trosper, William J. Kulzer, Shea Porter, George Engelson

Mrs. Soffel

Mrs. Soffel

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann

Birdy

Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

Johnny Dangerously

Johnny Dangerously

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day

Events

  • Miss Elizabeth (Hulette) and Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : oldest gorilla on record (Born 1930).
Sport Games on December 30, 1984

Sport Games on December 30, 1984


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Washington Redskins : 23 - 19
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Denver Broncos : 24 - 17
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TV Series

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Drei reizende Schwestern

Drei reizende Schwestern

Pogo 1104

Pogo 1104

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Books

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The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser

The Weaker Vessel

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"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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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

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

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Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to

One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

Jitterbug Perfume

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Jitterbug Perfume is an epic.Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn’t conclude until nine o’clock tonight (Paris time).It

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gaplus

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bally Midway; EU Mastertronic

ChipWits

Platform: Apple Macintosh, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Robot simulation

Publisher: BrainPower

Below the Root

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Windham Classics

Comic Bakery

Platform: MSX, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami Imagine Software (C64)

Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Crystal Computing


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