What Happened on December 11, 1984

Historical Events

  • "Doug Henning & His World..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 60 performances
  • Mauretania military coup under Col Maawiya Ould Sid'ahmed Taya

Famous Birthdays

  • Leighton Baines, English soccer left back (30 caps; Wigan Athletic, Everton 348 games), born in Kirkby, England
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • George Waggner, American director and writer (The Wolf Man), dies at 90
  • Oskar Seidlin, German-born American scholar (b. 1911)

About December 11, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Out Of Touch - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid