On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Lydia Garrett, 24, crowned 17th Miss Black America

Music releaseAlbum Release

Prince releases his "Purple Rain" album

  • STS 41-D launch attempt scrubbed because of computer problem

Famous Birthdays

  • Indigo [Alyssa Ashley Nichols], American actress (Weeds), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Foucault, French philosopher and historian (History of Sexuality), dies of AIDs at 57