What Happened on February 8, 1984

Historical Events

  • 1st time 8 people in space
  • A's take Yankees pitcher Tim Belcher as Type A free agent compensation
  • Soyuz T-10 launches with crew of 3 to Salyut 7
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games open in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecily Strong, American actress and comedian (Saturday Night Live), born in Stringfield, Illinois
  • Panagiotis Vasilopoulos, Greek basketball player
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (Olympic bronze 1928), dies at 80

About February 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Karma Chameleon - Culture Club
  • UK #1 Song: Relax - Frankie Goes To Hollywood