What Happened on December 4, 1984

Historical Events

Music History

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

  • Hezbollah militants hijack a Kuwait Airlines plane, killing four passengers.

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Adams, American model and professional wrestler, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Joe Thomas, American College/Pro Football HOF offensive tackle (University of Wisconsin; 10 x Pro Bowl; 6 × First-team All-Pro; Cleveland Browns), born in Brookfield, Wisconsin
  • Lauren London, American actress (The Game), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Lindsay Felton, American actress (Caitlin's Way), born in Seattle, Washington
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

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

About December 4, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 16 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: The Power Of Love - Frankie Goes To Hollywood