What Happened on April 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 14th Easter Seal Telethon raises $24,600,000
  • 3rd NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: USC beats Tennessee 72-61
  • 8 men record longest distance (13 miles) rowed in 24 hours

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilberto Macena, Brazilian footballer
  • Olga Rei, Russian television personality

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Marvin Gaye, singer (Sexual Healing), shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA at 44

Singer Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye