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Saturday 30 June 1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fantasia Barrino and Miles Austin. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Reflex by Duran Duran. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. Bachelor Party, directed by Neal Israel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hum Log. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lazy Jones or Grobda.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Conan the Destroyer

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo

Country: United States

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The Karate Kid

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton

Country: United States

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Top Secret!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hum Log

Starring: Jayshree Arora, Seema Bhargava, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Ashok Kumar

Country: India

Sweet and Sour

Written by: Tim Gooding, Johanna Pigott

Starring: Tracy Mann, David Reyne, Ric Herbert, Sandie Lillingston

Country: Australia

Six Centuries of Verse

Starring: John Gielgud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rock 'N' America

Starring: Rick Ducommun, Russ Parr, Joe Simon, Frazer Smith

Country: United States

Mr. Palfrey of Westminster

Starring: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 June 1984 ?

  • Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lillian Hellman: American writer, the most important playwright of her generation for her psychological intensity and liberal views, using a clear, cold eye on her characters: the queen of Broadway's intelligentsia.
  • Failed coup by cocaine growers in Bolivia
  • Last sixpence minted in Great-Britain (in use since 1551)
  • Longest pro football game, LA Express beats Michigan Panthers 27-21 in USFL playoffs, games lasts 93 minutes 33 seconds

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrei A. Gromyko -- June 25, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8909
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walter Mondale -- June 18, 1984


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

Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories

By: Saul Bellow

Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction from one of the most influential authors of the 20th century.

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By: Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First Edition (stated), and First Printing, with full number line. "0484" on front jacket flap.

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The Wheel Of Fortune

By: Susan Howatch

Robert Godwin’s tumultuous ride on the Wheel of Fortune begins with his passion for his sensual cousin Ginevra, as they waltz to “The Blue Danube” beneath the chandeliers at Oxmoon, his

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By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Balloon Fight

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC-8801, X1, Sharp Zaurus, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Hes Games

Hes Games

Platform: C64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: HESware

Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Invasion of the Body Snatchas!

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Crystal Computing

Lazy Jones

Lazy Jones

Platform: C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Terminal Software



Platform: Arcade, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ, Sharp X1, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

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