What Happened on August 15, 1984

Historical Events

  • The PKK in Turkey starts a campaign of armed attacks upon the Turkish military

Famous Birthdays

  • Ayọ Tometi, Nigerian-American civil rights activist and co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Edward "Ted" Dwane, British folk-rock double bassist (Mumford & Sons), born in London
Born in 1984
1984 Highlights

About August 15, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.
  • UK #1 Song: Careless Whisper - George Michael