On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1984

Historical Events


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

41st Golden Globes: Terms of Endearment, Tom Courtenay, Robert Duvall, & Shirley MacLaine win

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Edmonton center Wayne Gretzky's NHL record point scoring streak ends at 51 games when Oilers beaten 4-2 by LA Kings; Gretzky totals 61-92-153 during the period

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • Record 295,000 dominoes toppled in Fuerth, West Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Iguodala, basketball & NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers)

Famous Weddings

  • Mr Glynn Wolfe marries for non-bigamous record 26th time, Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

  • John Macvane, newscaster (United or Not), dies at 71
1984 Highlights

About January 28, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius