This Weekend In 1984 Was An Incredible One For Movies

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

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The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man's facts check out.

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.

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"This weekend?"

Nope. I just googled two of the titles and they were completely different weeks. Might want to fact check before posting articles, brah. (Temple of doom came out May 23rd....)