What Happened on January 23, 1984

Historical Events

  • Buffalo Sabres become the first team in NHL history to win 10 straight road games with a 5-3 victory at Boston
  • Greatest unpaced 1-hr bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km

Pro Wrestling

Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to win his 1st World Wrestling Federation title at Madison Gardens, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Arjen Robben, Dutch football player, born in Bedum, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer, dies at 67
  • Mu'in Bseiso, Palestinian poet (b. 1926)
  • Samuel Gardner, American composer, dies at 92
1984 Highlights

About January 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 6 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