What Happened on August 19, 1984

Historical Events

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Shoal Creek: Lee Trevino wins his 2nd PGA C'ship by 4 shots from Gary Player and Lanny Wadkins

Presidential Convention

Republican convention in Dallas, Texas nominates incumbent Ronald Reagan for President

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Matri, Italian footballer, born in Sant'Angelo Lodigiano, Italy
  • Simon Bird, British comic actor (The Inbetweeners -"Will"; Friday Night Dinner - "Adam"), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
Born in 1984

About August 19, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

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