(MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
Nineteen Eighty-Four, which is how the title appears on screen) is a British film based upon the 1948 novel of the same name by George Orwell; the film was made in the year imagined by the author.
MCMLXXXIV on the cover) is the sixth album by American hard rock band Van Halen. Arguably the band's most popular album, 1984 is the final album featuring singer David Lee Roth, who left the band in the spring of the next year over escalating tensions between him and guitarist Eddie Van Halen, as well as Roth's desire to pursue a solo career.
George Orwell. This is the first cinema rendition of the story. Donald Pleasence also appeared in the 1954 television version of the film, playing the character of Syme, which in the film was amalgamated with that of Parsons.
David Bowie's 1974 album Diamond Dogs. The song is based on and inspired by the George Orwell book Nineteen Eighty-Four. George Orwell's widow would not give Bowie the rights to make a play based on 1984, but many of the songs intended for the play ended up on the album Diamond Dogs, including "Diamond Dogs", "Candidate", "We Are the Dead", and "Big Brother".
This soundtrack album by Eurythmics contains music recorded by the group for director Michael Radford's colour remake film version of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-four. Virgin Films produced the movie for release in its namesake year of 1984, and commissioned Eurythmics to write a soundtrack. However, unbeknown to the group, Radford has already commissioned his own orchestral score, and was not fond of Eurythmics' work.
Anthony Phillips released in 1981. It is an electronic album with some vocal effects and a variety of percussion.
British keyboardist Rick Wakeman, based on the classic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell.