What Happened on January 6, 1984

Historical Events

  • Challenger moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida) for mating of STS 41 B mission
  • Last day of Test cricket for Chappell, Marsh & Lillee

Famous Birthdays

  • A. J. Hawk, American football player, born in Kettering, Ohio
  • Kate McKinnon, American actress and comedian (Ghostbusters), born in Sea Cliff, New York
  • Sean O'Brien, Australian professional windsurfer, born in Carlow, Republic of Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Laszlo, Hungarian-U.S. cinematographer (b. 1898)
1984 Highlights

About January 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts