Tuesday July 31, 1984

US date format: 7/31/1984, UK date format: 31/7/1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Marina Pérez and Meggan Anderson. 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. Red Dawn, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vereda Tropical. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gift from the Gods or Dragonworld.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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Events

  • Venz commandos terminate hijacking of an aircraft, 2 killed

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Movies

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Red Dawn

Red Dawn

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen

Country: United States of America

The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

Directed by: Neil Jordan

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

The Philadelphia Experiment

The Philadelphia Experiment

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

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

Country: United States of America

Purple Rain

Purple Rain

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

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

Country: United States of America

Meatballs Part II

Meatballs Part II

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

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

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TV Series

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Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Hello Mrs. Phipps

Hello Mrs. Phipps

Let's Parlez Franglais

Let's Parlez Franglais

Tiempo de morir

Tiempo de morir

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Days to next July 31

If July 31, 1984 is your birthday you're 36 years, 1 month, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

Balls

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Mint copies

The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum

The Aquitaine Progression

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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 .

The Haj by Leon Uris

The Haj

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Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness.

Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Lincoln

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Excitebike

Excitebike

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, NEC PC-8801, X1, Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube (Animal Crossing)

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Nintendo Hudson Soft (PC-8801, X1)

Gift from the Gods

Gift from the Gods

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ocean

Dragonworld

Dragonworld

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 DOS MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Telarium

Ballblazer

Ballblazer

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Famicom, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, Sports

Publisher: Atari

The Battle-Road

The Battle-Road

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem


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