On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1984

Historical Events

  • USSR launches Vega 1 for rendezvous with Halley's Comet

Famous Birthdays

  • Joshua Third, British Guitarist in The Horrors.
  • Martin Skrtel Slovakian Footballer

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Academy Award-winning actress Sally Field weds second husband Alan Greisman

Actress Sally Field
Actress
Sally Field

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John marries 1st husband actor Matt Lattanzi

Singer and Actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and Actress
Olivia Newton-John

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Spedding, Canadian Chemist whose uranium extraction process helped make possible the first atomic bomb, dies at 82
  • Jan Peerce [Jacob Pincus Perelmuth], American tenor (NY Metropolitan Opera, Bluebird of Happiness), dies at 80
  • Lennard Pearce, British actor (Only Fools and Horses....), dies of a heart attack at 69
1984 Highlights

About December 15, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius