What Happened on April 21, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Nightline" reverts back from 1 hour to ½ hour
  • After 37 weeks "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by "Footloose"
  • Centers for Disease Cont says virus discovered in France causes AIDS
  • Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph
  • Montreal Expo David Palmer no-hits St Louis Cards, 4-0 in a perfect 5 inn game

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Peldon, actress (Marsha-Guilding Light, Deceived), born in Staten Island, New York