What Happened on January 22, 1984

Historical Events

  • Annette Kennedy of SUNY sets women's basketball record with 70 pts
  • Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates

Sports History

PGA Seniors' Championship Men's Golf, PGA National GC: Arnold Palmer wins third of 5 Champions Your major titles by 2 strokes from Don January

  • Super Bowl XVIII, Tampa Stadium, Tampa, FL: LA Raiders beat Washington Redskins, 38-9; MVP: Marcus Allen, Los Angeles, RB

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Eager, Canadian NHL ice hockey player, 2004-15 (Philadelphia Flyers, Chicago Black HAwks, and 3 other teams), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Leon Powe, American basketball player, born in Oakland, California
  • Maceo Rigters, Dutch footballer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Raica Oliveira, Brazilian supermodel, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Mikiel Gonzi, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Malta (1944-76), dies at 98
1984 Highlights

About January 22, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 14 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: Relax - Frankie Goes To Hollywood