What Happened on July 14, 1984

Historical Events

Election of Interest

New Zealand snap election, David Lange's Labour Party defeats Robert Muldoon's National Party

  • STS 41-D vehicle moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida) for remanifest of payloads
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Steele, Canadian rock bassist, (Alexisonfire), born in St. Catharines, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Al Schacht [Clown prince of baseball], American baseball player, dies at 91
  • Ernest Tidyman, American writer (b. 1928)
  • Kenny Delmar, American comedian (School House), dies at 74
  • Philippe Wynne, American soul singer ("I'll Be Around"), dies at 43
  • Siegfried Kohler, German composer (Tausend Sterne sind ein Dom), dies at 57
1984 Highlights

About July 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When Doves Cry - Prince
  • UK #1 Song: Two Tribes - Frankie Goes To Hollywood