On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1984

Historical Events

Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

34th NBA All-Star Game, Denver: East beats West, 154-145 (OT); MVP: Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons, G; first All-Star Saturday; Legends Classic, West wins, 64-63; first Slam-Dunk winner, Larry Nance

NBA Point Guard and Coach Isiah Thomas
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Isiah Thomas
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 45-3; MVP: Joe Theismann, Washington Redskins, QB

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Wonder Woman Lynda Carter (33) marries Robert Altman (58)

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Goodrich, (Diary of Anne Frank), dies at 93 of lung cancer
1984 Highlights

About January 29, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius