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Tuesday 31 January 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vernon Davis and Josh Johnson. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. while Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Living Planet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossus Chess or Jenny of the Prairie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Living Planet

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Robin Hood

Written by: Richard Carpenter

Starring: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Christine

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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Facts:
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 36th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-6 at New Jersey.
  • Edwin Newman retires from NBC News after 35 years with the network.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mahre and McKinney -- Jan. 30, 1984
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8887
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur Rock -- Jan. 23, 1984

Books

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

Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony

By: Lewis Thomas

This magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas remains startlingly relevant for today's world. Luminous, witty, and provocative, the essays address such topics as "The

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On Wings Of Eagles

By: Ken Follett

The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

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Coroner

By: Thomas T. Noguchi with Joseph DiMona

Thomas Noguchi's career as a Coroner included the famous and infamous in Los Angeles

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Hollywood Wives

By: Jackie Collins

They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

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Colossus Chess

Colossus Chess

Platform: Acorn Electron,[1] Amiga,[2] Amstrad CPC,[3] Amstrad PCW,[4] Apple II,[4] Atari 8-bit,[5] Atari ST,[6] BBC Micro,[7] Commodore 64,[8][9] Commodore Plus/4,[10][11] Enterprise 64 & 128,[12] IBM PC,[13]

Genre: Chess

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems English Software

Jenny of the Prairie

Jenny of the Prairie

Platform: Apple IIe

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

The Lords of Midnight

Platform: ZX Spectrum; Commodore 64; Amstrad CPC; DOS; iOS; Android; OS X; Microsoft Windows; BlackBerry OS; Windows Phone

Genre: Adventure, Role-playing, Strategy

Publisher: Beyond Software (ZXS); Mindscape (C64); Amsoft (CPC); Domark Software (DOS)

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Millionaire

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Incentive Software

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