On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1984

Historical Events

Sport awardFootball Awards

Ballon d'Or: Juventus' French midfielder Michel Platini is named Europe's best football player for the 2nd consecutive time; beats Bordeaux midfielder Jean Tigana and Verona striker Preben Elkjær

Footballer Michel Platini
Footballer
Michel Platini
  • NBA's Bernard King scores 60 points

Famous Birthdays

  • Alastair Cook, English cricketer
  • Georgia Moffett, British actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jessica Origliasso, Australian singer-songwriter and actress (The Veronicas), born in Albany Creek, Queensland, Australia
  • Lisa Origliasso, Australian singer-songwriter and actress (The Veronicas), born in Albany Creek, Queensland, Australia
1984 Highlights

About December 25, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn