What Happened on January 10, 1984

Historical Events

  • Argentine ex-president and general Reynaldo Bignone arrested
  • Bulgarian Tupolev 134 crashes at Sofia airport in Bulgaria, 50 die
  • Clara Peller 1st asks, "Where's the Beef?" in commercial for Wendy's hamburger chain
  • Conductor Eugene Ormandy leads his last concert, with the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, NYC

Hall of Fame

Luis Aparicio, Harmon Killebrew and Don Drysdale elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

  • US re-establishes full diplomatic relations with Vatican after almost 117 years
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Karen Souza, Argentinian jazz and bossa nova singer, songwriter, and producer (Essentials; Velvet Vault), born in La Pampa, Argentina
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Souvanna Phouma, Prince and Prime Minister of Laos (1951–54, 1956–58, 1960 and 1962–75), dies at 82

About January 10, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

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