On This Day

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
  • Luis Aparicio, Harmon Killebrew, & D Drysdale elected to Hall of Fame
  • US re-establishes full diplomatic relations with Vatican after almost 117 years

Famous Deaths

  • Souvanna Phouma, Prince and Prime Minister of Laos (1951–54, 1956–58, 1960 and 1962–75), dies at 82
1984 Highlights

About January 10, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn