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Thursday 31 May 1984

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 31, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nate Robinson and Andrew Bailey (baseball). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. Ghostbusters, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Control. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carriers at War or Karateka.
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What the sky looked like on 31 May 1984

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Movies

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

Ghostbusters

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States

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Beat Street

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant

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Streets of Fire

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan

Country: United States

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Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States

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Saaransh

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Rohini Hattangadi, Anupam Kher, Soni Razdan, Madan Jain

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TV Series

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

Out of Control

Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord

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Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Auf einem langen Weg

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Joana

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Facts:
  • 57th National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling luge
  • 57th US National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling "luge".
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Mecklenburg Correctional Center - 6 inmates - including James and Linwood Briley escape from a death row facility, the first and only occasion this has ever happened in the US.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 31, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King

Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to ...

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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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Smart Women

By: Judy Blume

Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

Platform: MS-DOS

Karateka

Platform: Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Famicom, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Game Boy HD remake: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360, iOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund (original) D3Publisher (HD Remake)

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Music Construction Set

Music Construction Set

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 400/800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS (PC booter)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Carriers at War

Carriers at War

Platform: Apple II (vintage), Commodore 64 (vintage), DOS (I & II), Macintosh (I & II), Microsoft Windows (current)

Genre: simulation, strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

Balloon Fight

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

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

Footloose

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Top Secret!

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Robin Hood

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Terms of Endearment

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The Right Stuff

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