What Happened on October 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Cubs Rick Sutcliffe, selected as a unanimous choice as NL Cy Young
  • NBC airs BBC footage of Ethiopian famine
  • STS 51-A launch vehicle moves to launch pad

Famous Birthdays

  • Izabel Goulart, Brazilian model

Famous Deaths

  • David Gorcey, actor (Angel's Alley), dies at 63 in a diabetic coma
  • Oskar Werner, actor (Farenehit 451), dies of a heart attack at 61