On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


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6th ACE Cable Awards: David Bowie: Serious Moonlight by Anthony Eaton and HBO

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • Hezbollah militants hijack a Kuwait Airlines plane, killing four passengers.

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Adams, American model and professional wrestler, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Lauren London, American actress (The Game), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Lindsay Felton, American actress (Caitlin's Way), born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • John Rock, American obstetrician and gynecologist who co-developed the 1st birth control pill, dies at 94