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Wednesday October 31, 1984, Halloween

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 31, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hanna Hilton and Scott Clifton. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. A Private Function, directed by Malcolm Mowbray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Crescent City by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B-Wings or Flightmare.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 October 1984

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Movies

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

A Private Function

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Starring: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths

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Trancers

Directed by: Charles Band

Starring: Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Michael Stefani, Art LaFleur

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No Small Affair

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Jon Cryer, Demi Moore, George Wendt, Peter Frechette

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The Killing Fields

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands

Country: United States

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Lovelines

Directed by: Rod Amateau

Starring: Greg Bradford, Mary Beth Evans, Michael Winslow, Don Michael Paul

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Pushing Up Daisies

Directed by: Selina Barker

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Lucky Luke

Directed by: Terence Hill

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Mensch Bachmann

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Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1984 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Puerto Rican tanker, San Francisco explodes spilling 2 million gallons of oil as ship caught fire

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 31, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Crescent City

By: Belva Plain

She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of the Civil War.

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First Among Equals

By: Jeffrey Archer

Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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The Talisman

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Flightmare

Flightmare

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action

Gaplus

Gaplus

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Wii, Virtual Console

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bally Midway; EU Mastertronic

Fruity Frank

Fruity Frank

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX

Publisher: Kuma Computers

B-Wings

B-Wings

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Comic Bakery

Comic Bakery

Platform: MSX, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami Imagine Software (C64)

Home videos

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

Children of the Corn

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Footloose

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Mr. Mom

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Octopussy

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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