What Happened on July 29, 1984

Historical Events

  • American cyclists Alexi Grewal and Connie Carpenter take out the road race double around the streets of Mission Viejo at the LA Olympics
  • Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), St. George's CC: Juli Inkster wins by 1 from Ayako Okamoto of Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Billingsley, American MLB player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in Defiance, Ohio
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Waring, American bandleader, conductor, and Waring Blender namesake, dies at 84
  • Woodrow Parfey, American actor (Time Express), dies at 61 of a heart attack

About July 29, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 2 months and 6 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