What Happened on December 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Beverly Hills Cop" directed by Martin Brest and starring Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold premieres in Los Angeles

  • 49th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-15 in Birmingham
  • 50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (QB)
  • France performs nuclear test
  • Greg Page KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 8 for WBA heavyweight boxing title

Famous Deaths

  • Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (b. 1911)