Historical Events In 1984
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Jul 31 Bill Raisch, one armed actor (Fred Johnson-Fugitive), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history uS men's gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics
Aug 03 In the year 1984 365.7 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
Aug 04 Carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100-meter dash at LA Summer Olympics on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1984 edmon Ryan actor, dies at 79 of a heart attack
Aug 04 In the year 1984 edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack
Aug 04 Mary Miles Minter silent screen star, dies at 82 of heart failure on this day in history.
Aug 04 Prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks in the year 1984.
Aug 04 Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day) in the year 1984.
Aug 04 On this day in history walter Burke actor, dies at 75 of emphysema
Aug 05 Howard Culver, actor (Howie-Gunsmoke), dies at 66 in the year 1984.
Aug 06 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange on this day in history.
Aug 07 On this day in history esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48
Aug 08 In the year 1984 richard Deacon, actor (Mel Cooley-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 62
Aug 11 Alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91 in the year 1984.
Aug 11 Carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1984 during a radio voice test Pres Reagan joked he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"
Aug 13 In the year 1984 clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
Aug 14 In the year 1984 iBM releases MS-DOS version 3.0
Aug 14 On this day in history john Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89
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 in the year 1984.
Aug 17 In the year 1984 holly Roffey, youngest heart transplant, dies at 4 weeks
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 On this day in history lee Trevino wins the PGA
Aug 21 Australia's federal budget speech is televised live from Canberra for the first time in the year 1984.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 22 On this day in history rep convention in Dallas renominates Pres Reagan and VP Bush
Aug 25 On this day in history truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59
Aug 26 On this day in history julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67
Aug 26 Typhoon Ike in Philippines killing 1,474 people on this day in history.
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.