On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1984

Historical Events

  • American astronaut Bruce McCandless makes 1st untethered space walk
  • David (born without immunity system) touches his mother for 1st time at age 12

Music History

Michael Jackson awarded a 4-ft-high platinum disc by CBS

Famous Deaths

  • Brooks West, actor (Richard-My Friend Irma), dies at 67
1984 Highlights

About February 7, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius