What Happened on August 27, 1984

Historical Events

Event of Interest

US President Ronald Reagan announces 'Teacher in Space' project

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • War Against Indiscipline is launched by the Buhari regime in Nigeria
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bentley, English footballer, born in Peterborough, England
  • Sulley Muntari, Ghanaian footballer
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Youens [Popley], British actor (Coronation Street, Somewhere in Politics), dies from a heart attack at 69
  • Billy Sands, American actor (Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy), dies at 73

About August 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

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