On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1984

Historical Events

  • "TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes" premieres on NBC TV (Whoops)
  • Braves pitcher Pascual Perez is arrested for cocaine possession
  • EAA moves operations to Oshkosh

Music Single

John Lennon single "Nobody Told Me" released posthumously

Album Release

Rock band Van Halen release their most successful album "1984"


Famous Deaths

  • Wolfgang Staudte, German director (Ciske de Rat), dies at 77
1984 Highlights

About January 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn