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Monday 30 July 1984

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 30, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gina Rodriguez (actress) and Trudy McIntosh. In that special week of July people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Company of Wolves, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hareraiser or Impossible Mission.
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What the sky looked like on 30 July 1984

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Movies

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

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

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The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Country: United States

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Heart of the Stag

Directed by: Michael Firth

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Terence Cooper, Mary Regan, Anne Flannery

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Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Country: United States

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Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards

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TV Series

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

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Tiempo de morir

Let's Parlez Franglais

Hello Mrs. Phipps

Santa Barbara

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 July 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Holly Roffey (11 days) gets heart transplant
  • Soap Opera Santa Barbara premieres on NBC TV
  • Alvenus tanker at Cameron, Louisiana, spills 2.8 million gallons of oil.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 30, 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 ?

The Aquitaine Progression

By: Robert Ludlum

In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

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The March Of Folly

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman here tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. One decisive turning point in history detailed by Tuchman is the Trojan War.

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Full Circle

By: Danielle Steel

The 1960s. Kennedy. Martin Luther King. Civil rights. Viet Nam. Tana Roberts comes of age in this turbulent decade, and begins a journey that will lead her from New York to the South during the heat

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First Among Equals

By: Jeffrey Archer

Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boulder Dash

Platform: Arcade (Max-A-Flex), Atari 8-bit computers, Apple II, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, NES, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, PC, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, iOS, Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Arcade

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Hareraiser

Hareraiser

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Dragon 32, MSX, Oric Atmos, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Haresoft

Wild Gunman

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Light gun game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Impossible Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, PS2, PSP, NES, Nintendo DS, Oric Atmos

Genre: Platform/Adventure/Action

Publisher: Epyx

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Lode Runner

Lode Runner

Platform: original versions: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, VIC-20, PC booter Later ports: Sega SG-1000, Правец 82/8М, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Atari ST, PC Engine, XBLA, Windows, iPod, Macintosh,

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Brøderbund (US) Ariolasoft

Home videos

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

Against All Odds

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Purple Rain

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Octopussy

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Son of Flubber

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WarGames

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