1984 was a great year for movies in general, but this weekend thirty years ago was especially noteworthy.

The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man's facts check out.

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Other big years for cinema? 1977. 1994. 1999. Personally, 1993 has always stood out in my mind; I used to think it was a microgenerational thing, but it looks like I'm not the only one.

H/t Kottke