What Happened on December 9, 1984

Historical Events

Australian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Sweden's Mats Wilander wins 2nd straight Australian title; beats Kevin Curren of South Africa 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-2

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Iranian commandos end 5-day hijacking of Kuwaiti plane

Sports History

LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,105 yards

  • PGA Seniors' Championship Men's Golf, PGA National GC: Australian Peter Thomson wins his lone Champions Tour major title by 3 strokes from Don January
1984 Highlights

About December 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 1 month and 27 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: Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid