On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1984

Historical Events

  • Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old "exclusionary rule"-evidence seized with defective court warrants can now be used in criminal trials

Famous Birthdays

  • Yu Yamada, Ryukyuan model, actress and singer, born in Okinawa, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Gaston Vandermeulen, Flemish actor (Heilig Experiment, The Arrival of Joachim Stiller), dies at 79
1984 Highlights

About July 5, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer