Historical Events In 1984
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Jul 31 In the year 1984 bill Raisch, one armed actor (Fred Johnson-Fugitive), dies at 79
Jul 31 US men's gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics in the year 1984.
Aug 03 On this day in history 365.7 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
Aug 04 Carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100-meter dash at LA Summer Olympics in the year 1984.
Aug 04 On this day in history edmon Ryan actor, dies at 79 of a heart attack
Aug 04 Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1984 mary Miles Minter silent screen star, dies at 82 of heart failure
Aug 04 On this day in history prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks
Aug 04 In the year 1984 republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)
Aug 04 Walter Burke actor, dies at 75 of emphysema in the year 1984.
Aug 05 On this day in history howard Culver, actor (Howie-Gunsmoke), dies at 66
Aug 06 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange in the year 1984.
Aug 07 In the year 1984 esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48
Aug 08 Richard Deacon, actor (Mel Cooley-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91
Aug 11 Carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds in the year 1984.
Aug 11 On this day in history during a radio voice test Pres Reagan joked he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"
Aug 13 On this day in history clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
Aug 14 On this day in history iBM releases MS-DOS version 3.0
Aug 14 John Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89 on this day in history.
Aug 16 Gyorgy Kosa, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1984.
Aug 16 LA federal jury acquits auto maker John Z DeLorean on cocaine charges on this day in history.
Aug 17 Holly Roffey, youngest heart transplant, dies at 4 weeks in the year 1984.
Aug 18 Triangle Oil Corp, above-ground storage tank at Jacksonville Fla, spills 2.5 m gallons of oil burned after lightning sparked a fire on this day in history.
Aug 19 Lee Trevino wins the PGA on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history australia's federal budget speech is televised live from Canberra for the first time
Aug 21 In the year 1984 widespread arrests on the eve of South African coloured elections
Aug 22 In the year 1984 charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57
Aug 22 In the year 1984 rep convention in Dallas renominates Pres Reagan and VP Bush
Aug 25 Truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59 in the year 1984.
Aug 26 In the year 1984 julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67
Aug 26 In the year 1984 typhoon Ike in Philippines killing 1,474 people
Aug 27 In the year 1984 bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street), dies at 69
Aug 27 Diane Sawyer joins the on-air reporting cast of the CBS TV show 60 Minutes on this day in history.