What Happened on January 21, 1984

Historical Events

Sports History

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiroki Yuhara, Japanese rugby union hooker (22 caps; Toshiba Brave Lupus), born in Chiba, Japan (d. 2020)
  • Luke Grimes, American actor (Yellowstone), born in Dayton, Ohio
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Giannis Skaribas, Greek writer, dramatist, and poet (b. 1893)
  • Jackie Wilson, American soul singer-songwriter and performer ("Lonely Teardrops"; "Higher And Higher": "I Get the Sweetest Feeling"), dies from stroke complications at 49
1984 Highlights

About January 21, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Owner Of A Lonely Heart - Yes
  • UK #1 Song: Pipes Of Peace - Paul Mccartney