Historical Events In 1984
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jul 31 Bill Raisch, one armed actor (Fred Johnson-Fugitive), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jul 31 US men's gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics on this day in history.
Aug 03 365.7 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange in the year 1984.
Aug 04 On this day in history carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100-meter dash at LA Summer Olympics
Aug 04 On this day in history edmon Ryan actor, dies at 79 of a heart attack
Aug 04 On this day in history edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack
Aug 04 On this day in history mary Miles Minter silent screen star, dies at 82 of heart failure
Aug 04 Prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks in the year 1984.
Aug 04 In the year 1984 republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)
Aug 04 In the year 1984 walter Burke actor, dies at 75 of emphysema
Aug 05 In the year 1984 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 Esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48 in the year 1984.
Aug 08 Richard Deacon, actor (Mel Cooley-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 62 in the year 1984.
Aug 11 In the year 1984 alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91
Aug 11 On this day in history carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds
Aug 11 During a radio voice test Pres Reagan joked he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes" on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 1984 clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
Aug 14 IBM releases MS-DOS version 3.0 in the year 1984.
Aug 14 In the year 1984 john Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89
Aug 16 Gyorgy Kosa, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1984.
Aug 16 On this day in history lA federal jury acquits auto maker John Z DeLorean on cocaine charges
Aug 17 In the year 1984 holly Roffey, youngest heart transplant, dies at 4 weeks
Aug 18 In the year 1984 triangle Oil Corp, above-ground storage tank at Jacksonville Fla, spills 2.5 m gallons of oil burned after lightning sparked a fire
Aug 19 On this day in history lee Trevino wins the PGA
Aug 21 On this day in history australia's federal budget speech is televised live from Canberra for the first time
Aug 21 Widespread arrests on the eve of South African coloured elections on this day in history.
Aug 22 Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1984.
Aug 22 Rep convention in Dallas renominates Pres Reagan and VP Bush in the year 1984.
Aug 25 On this day in history truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59
Aug 26 Julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67 in the year 1984.
Aug 26 Typhoon Ike in Philippines killing 1,474 people in the year 1984.
Aug 27 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Aug 27 Diane Sawyer joins the on-air reporting cast of the CBS TV show 60 Minutes in the year 1984.