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Historical Events In 1984

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Jan 17   Supreme Court rules (5-4) private use of home VCRs to tape TV programs for later viewing does not violate federal copyright laws in the year 1984.  

Jan 18   In the year 1984 malcolm H Kerr, 9th pres of American U of Beirut, shot dead  

Jan 20   On this day in history johnny Weissmuller, US swimmer (Olympics-5 gold-1924, 28), dies at 79  

Jan 20   US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners in the year 1984.  

Jan 21   Jackie Wilson, US singer (I Get the Sweetest Feeling), dies at 49 in the year 1984.  

Jan 21   In the year 1984 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton  

Jan 22   On this day in history passengers escape when the ferry Karrabee sinks at its moorings in Circular Quay after coming third in annual Sydney ferry race.  

Jan 23   Greatest unpaced 1-hour bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km in the year 1984.  

Jan 23   Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become WWF champ in the year 1984.  

Jan 23   Samuel Gardner, composer, dies at 92 in the year 1984.  

Jan 23   On this day in history stuart & Lillian Kelly of Brantford collect $13,890,588.80 for winning ticket in Lotto 6-49; largest to date  

Jan 24   In the year 1984 aBC network agrees to pay $386 million for US TV rights to the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics; a record sum to that date; CTV will handle the Canadian feed.  

Jan 24   Apple Computer Inc unveils its Macintosh personal computer in the year 1984.  

Jan 24   On this day in history apple unveils its Macintosh personal computer, the first with a graphical interface  

Jan 26   On this day in history federal government announces land claims settlement with Yukon first nations, who receive $620 million and title to 20,000 sq km  

Jan 26   US navy exhibits Piasecki helistat-4 helicopters &a blimp able to lift 26 tons-Lakehurst New Jersey in the year 1984.  

Jan 27   On this day in history john &Yoko release "Milk &Honey" album  

Jan 27   Lou Crosby, TV announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 72 in the year 1984.  

Jan 27   In the year 1984 michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial  

Jan 27   Pop singer Michael Jackson is hospitalized when his hair catches fire while filming a Pepsi commercial in Los Angeles in the year 1984.  

Jan 28   John Macvane, newscaster (United or Not), dies at 71 in the year 1984.  

Jan 28   Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany in the year 1984.  

Jan 29   Actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman in the year 1984.  

Jan 29   On this day in history frances Goodrich (Diary of Anne Frank), dies from lung cancer at 93  

Jan 29   Frances Goodrich, (Diary of Anne Frank), dies at 93 of lung cancer on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history president Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term  

Jan 29   On this day in history space Shuttle 41-B (STS-11) Challenger launched  

Jan 31   Edwin Newman retires from NBC News after 35 years with the network in the year 1984.  

Jan 31   NBC TV news reporter Edwin Newman retires after 35 years with the network on this day in history.  

Jan 31   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Feb 01   China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations in the year 1984.  

Feb 01   In the year 1984 ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed 0203)  

Feb 02   Lebanese army fight in Beirut on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Medicare scheme formally adopted in Australia in the year 1984.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1984

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   Cam Ward, Canadian ice hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Darren Ambrose, English footballer was born in the year 1984.  

Feb 29   Cullen Jones, American swimmer was born in the year 1984.  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of adam Sinclair, Indian field hockey player  

Apr 30   Shawn Daivari, Persian-American professional wrestler and manager was born on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1984 birth of joe Lauzon, American martial artist  

Jun 14   Siobhán Donaghy, British singer (ex-Sugababes) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1984 birth of lorenzo Booker, American football player  

Famous Deaths In 1984

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alexis Korner, British blues musician (b. 1928) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Ernest Laszlo, Hungarian-U.S. cinematographer (b. 1898) died in the year 1984.  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of alfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)  

Jan 09   In the year 1984 wolfgang Staudte, German director (Ciske de Rat), dies at 77  

Jan 10   On this day in history suvanna Phuma, premier of Laos, dies at 82  

Jan 11   In the year 1984 fritz Geissler, composer, dies at 62  

Jan 14   Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus, Dutch sexuologist (NVSH), dies at 55 in the year 1984.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of malcolm H Kerr, 9th pres of American U of Beirut, shot dead  

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