What Happened on July 23, 1984

Historical Events

Sports History

KC Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save

  • Suzette Charles (NJ), 21, replaces Williams as 57th Miss America 1984

Famous Photo

Vanessa Williams, 1st African American Miss America, resigns after Penthouse publishes unauthorized nude photos of her

1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Roy, American basketball point guard (NBA All-Star 2008, 09, 10; NBA Rookie of the Year 2007; Portland Trail Blazers), born in Seattle, Washington
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Lloyd Gough, American actor (Sunset Boulevard, The Front, The Green Hornet), dies of aortic aneurysm at 76

About July 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

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