Historical Events In 1984
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jul 31 Bill Raisch, one armed actor (Fred Johnson-Fugitive), dies at 79 in the year 1984.
Jul 31 US men's gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics in the year 1984.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history howard Culver, actor (Howie-Gunsmoke), dies at 66
Aug 06 On this day in history 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
Aug 07 Esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48 in the year 1984.
Aug 08 On this day in history richard Deacon, actor (Mel Cooley-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 62
Aug 11 In the year 1984 alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91
Aug 11 In the year 1984 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 On this day in history 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 John Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89 in the year 1984.
Aug 16 Gyorgy Kosa, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1984 lA federal jury acquits auto maker John Z DeLorean on cocaine charges
Aug 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1984 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 In the year 1984 widespread arrests on the eve of South African coloured elections
Aug 22 Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1984.
Aug 22 In the year 1984 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 In the year 1984 julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67
Aug 26 Typhoon Ike in Philippines killing 1,474 people in the year 1984.
Aug 27 On this day in history bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street), dies at 69
Aug 27 On this day in history diane Sawyer joins the on-air reporting cast of the CBS TV show 60 Minutes.