On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

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

  • 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
  • LA Kings stop Wayne Gretzky 51 game scoring streak
  • 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