What Happened on July 24, 1984

Historical Events

Music Single

"Careless Whisper" single released by George Michael (credited in US to Wham!) (Billboard Song of the Year 1985)

Famous Birthdays

  • John Dhani Lennevald, Swedish pop singer (A-Teens), born in Stockholm
  • Sarah Greene, Irish stage and screen actress (The Cripple of Inishmaan; Penny Dreadful; Ransom - "Maxine"), born in Cork, Ireland
Born in 1984
1984 Highlights

About July 24, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 12 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