What Happened on April 2, 1984

Historical Events

Sports History

46th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Georgetown beats Houston, 84-75; Hoyas center Patrick Ewing tournament MOP; John Thompson first African-American head coach to lead his team to any NCAA Division I title

Famous Birthdays

  • Meryl Cassie, New Zealand actress and singer (The Tribe), born in George, Cape Province, South Africa

Famous Divorces

Pierre Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau (64) divorces Margaret Sinclair (35) due to irreconcilable differences, after 13 years of marriage

1984 Highlights

About April 2, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Footloose - Kenny Loggins
  • UK #1 Song: Hello - Lionel Richie