On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1984

Historical Events

  • Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
  • KWK-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD
  • Netherlands' Lubbers government gives 48 sites for cruise missiles
  • Russian super heavyweight weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev snatches world record 211 kg

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Beausejour, Chilean soccer left wing-back (107 caps; Birmingham City, Wigan Athletic, Universidad de Chile), born in Santiago, Chile
  • Naidangiin T├╝vshinbayar, Mongolian judoka (Olympic gold -100kg 2008; silver 2012; first Mongolian Olympic gold medallist), born in Saikhan sum, Bulgan Province, Mongolia

Famous Deaths

  • Nate Nelson, American singer (Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes for You), dies at 52
1984 Highlights

About June 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini