On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1984

Historical Events

  • 4th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Lonely Lady" wins

Sport awardGolf Major

Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Juli Inkster wins the first of her 7 major titles in a sudden-death playoff with Pat Bradley, with a par on the 1st extra hole

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • U.S. Census Bureau estimates rank Los Angeles as second most populated city, displacing Chicago which held the position since 1890; New York City remains the top

Famous Birthdays

  • Ezra Koenig, American rock singer-songwriter, musician (Vampire Weekend), and broadcaster (Time Crisis), born in New York City
  • Kirsten Storms, American actress, born in Orlando, Florida
  • Taran Noah Smith, American actor (Mark Taylor-Home Improvement), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Pyotr Kapitsa, Russian physicist (Nobel 1978), dies at 89
1984 Highlights

About April 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries