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 releaseMusic Single

John Lennon single "Nobody Told Me" released posthumously

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseAlbum Release

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

Rock Guitarist Eddie Van Halen
Rock Guitarist
Eddie Van Halen

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? 36 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn