What Happened on July 9, 1984

Historical Events

  • 12th Century York Minster damaged in lightning storm
  • Yvonne Ryding of Sweden crowned 33rd Miss Universe

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Hoggard, Canadian singer (Hedley), born in Surrey, British Columbia
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Hurd, American painter (Portrait of Jose Herrera), dies at 80
  • Randall Thompson, American composer (Trip to Nahant), dies at 85

About July 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 24 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