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Tuesday 31 July 1984

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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. 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 B.C. II: Grog's Revenge or Kokotoni Wilf.
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What the sky looked like on 31 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 31 July 1984 ?

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)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Raisch: One armed actor (Fred Johnson-Fugitive), dies at 79.
  • Paul Le Flem: French composer and critic (d. 1984).
Facts:
  • Venz commandos terminate hijacking of an aircraft, 2 killed

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 31, 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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Balls

By: Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock

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The Butter Battle Book

By: Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy ...

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Possessions

By: Judith Michael

When Katherine Fraser's husband Craig mysteriously disappears, she is beset by problems: two children to raise, frightening expenses, and no job.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kokotoni Wilf

Kokotoni Wilf

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Match Day

Match Day

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Ocean Software

Beaky and the Egg Snatchers

Beaky and the Egg Snatchers

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Fantasy Software

B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

B.C. II: Grog's Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64, ColecoVision, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Full Throttle

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum and MSX

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Micromega

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Home videos

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

Purple Rain

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Scarface

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Firestarter

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This is Spinal Tap

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Trading Places

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