What Happened on August 2, 1984

Historical Events

  • Jeff Blatnick becomes first American to win a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the Los Angeles Olympics, Blatnick was in remission for Hodgkin’s disease
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Chiara Mastalli, Italian actress, born in Rome, Italy
  • Giampaolo Pazzini, Italian footballer, born in Pescia, Italy
1984 Highlights

About August 2, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When Doves Cry - Prince
  • UK #1 Song: Two Tribes - Frankie Goes To Hollywood