What Happened on December 8, 1984

Historical Events

Australian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Helena Suková 6-7, 6-1, 6-3; continues streak of winning at least 1 major per year since 1973

  • Europe & 64 developing countries sign Lome III treaty

1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Badr Hari, Dutch kickboxer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Greg Halford, English footballer, born in Chelmsford, United Kingdom
  • Sam Hunt, American country pop singer (Take Your Time), born in Cedartown, Georgia
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Luther Adler, American actor (D.O.A., The Desert Fox), dies at 81
  • Razzle [Nicholas Dingley], British drummer (Hanoi Rocks), dies at 24
  • Robert Jay Mathews, White Nationalist (b. 1953)

About December 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 25 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