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Can you name the events taking place in the year 1984?

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Jan 1A coup takes place in this African country
Jan 1This Asian country becomes independent
Jan 14Ray Arthur Kroc, the founder of this fast-food chain dies
Jan 20Another clebrity dies. This one was a swimmer and actor famous for his role as 'Tarzan'
Jan 24Apple introduces this computersystem for the first time
Jan 25This band releases its first album.
Feb 8The 14th Olympic Winter Games are opened in this city
Mar 2The daughter of this rock star is born and later becomes a model
Mar 24Researchers in Darmstadt, Germany proof the existence of this element
April 1This R&B and Soul-singer dies
Apr 10Ths US starlet and singer is born
May 1This hero finds himself in the 'Temple of Doom'
June 1The third installment of this sci-fi series is released to the cinemas
June 4Unknown manuscripts of this person are discovered near Reading (UK)
June 8Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd star in this film
June 25This French philosopher dies
July 1A narrow majority votes in favor of women's suffrage in this European country
July 18This Racing Team is banned from the 1984 season because of manipulation
July 28The 23rd Olympic Summer Games open in this city
Aug 11Ronald Reagan announces the bombardment of this country
Aug 30This space shuttle blasts off for its first mission
Sep 2Typhoon 'Ike' rages over this country and kills 1400 people
Sep 5After changes to the constitution the president of this country allows blacks into the cabinet for the first time
Sep 15A young prince is born in the United Kingdom - what's his name?
Sep 20Th US embassy in this city is attacked - 24 people die.
Oct 1F. Murray Abraham gets an Oscar as best actor for this movie
Oct 12A bomb is detonated in front of a hotel housing this head of government
Oct 26The later to be governor for the first time says 'Hasta la vista, baby' on the big screen
Oct 27The daughter of this former Black Sabbath singer is born
Oct 31This prime minister is assasinated. The following unrests kill 1000 people.
Nov 6This President gets reelected
Nov 16Freddy Krueger causes Nightmares on this street
Nov 25The first free elections take place in this South American country
Dec 10The Nobel prize for peace is awarded to this priest
Dec 19The genetic code of this virus gets deciphered
Dec 30Born on this day this young boy will become a famous basketball player

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