What Happened on January 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes" premieres on NBC TV (Whoops)
  • Braves pitcher Pascual Perez is arrested for cocaine possession
  • EAA moves operations to Oshkosh
  • John Lennon single "Nobody Told Me" released posthumously
  • Rock band Van Halen release their most successful album "1984"

Famous Deaths

  • Wolfgang Staudte, German director (Ciske de Rat), dies at 77