What Happened on July 21, 1984

Historical Events

  • Marita Koch of East Germany sets world women's mark for 200m, 21.71s
  • USSR performs underground nuclear Test

Famous Birthdays

  • Liam Ridgewell, English footballer, born in Bexleyheath, England
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Osborne, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Axe), dies at 34

About July 21, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 11 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