On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1984

Historical Events

  • Britain's Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean famously dominate the ice dancing at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics; perform to Maurice Ravel's "Bolero" in free dance routine; record 9-of-9 perfect scores for artistic impression
  • Canadian speed skater GaĆ©tan Boucher takes out the 1,000m gold medal at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics; also wins 1,500m; narrowly beats Soviet skater Sergey Khlebnikov in both events

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamed Namouchi, French-Tunisian footballer, born in Cannes, France

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia

Singer Elton John
Elton John

Famous Deaths

  • Elmer Keith, American firearms enthusiast and author (Guns & Ammo), dies at 84
1984 Highlights

About February 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius