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My Year 1984 (My Year Series) [Illustrated] [Paperback]

David Simpson , Richard Callaghan
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
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30 Sep 2013 My Year Series
1984 was the year Frankie told us to Relax, Duran Duran sang The Reflex and Band Aid brought music stars together for Africa. On TV, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Thomas the Tank Engine and Transformers entertained the kids while adults were warned not to have nightmares on Crimewatch. In computing Tetris and Jet Set Willy were launched as games and the Apple Mac made its debut.

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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: My World; First edition (30 Sep 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1901888835
  • ISBN-13: 978-1901888836
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 12.4 x 0.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,293 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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David Simpson is a former journalist and is the author of over thirty books on British history, topography and culture. He has published titles on London and Scotland as well as publications featuring British nostalgia, history and popular tastes from the 1940s to the 1990s. His special interest is the North East of England where he has entertained and lectured widely on the subject of dialect and place-names. David has appeared in over a hundred television and radio broadcasts both locally and nationally. Richard Callaghan was born in Durham City and educated at Birmingham and Glasgow Universities. He is the author of over twenty books. He has written both for adults and for a family audience on a whole host of subjects including both global and local history. Richard is co-author of the My Year series of books featuring events, culture and current affairs from the 1940s to the late 1990s.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Birthday Gift 8 Mar 2014
By TPerry
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would recommend this, so many things time forgets and very interesting reading though. Brought for gift and they liked it
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5.0 out of 5 stars My year 28 Jun 2014
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Bought for part of a 30th birthday gift
He really liked it and enjoyed reading just what was going on in 1984
was surprised at some of the information
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By Wilma C
Lots of interesting facts - even if they do make a parent feel old. Could be improved with some pictures.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 20 July 2014
Great little book!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 3 Aug 2014
Great little book
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