On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1984

Historical Events

  • Failed coup by cocaine growers in Bolivia
  • Longest pro football game, LA Express beats Mich Panthers 27-21 in USFL playoffs, games lasts 93 minutes 33 seconds

Historic Event

Pierre Trudeau officially steps down as Prime Minister of Canada after serving two separate terms for a total of 15 years


Famous Birthdays

  • Fantasia [Barrino], American singer (American Idol, "Back to Me"), born in High Point, North Carolina
  • Gabriel Badilla, Costa Rican footballer, born in San José, Costa Rica

Famous Deaths

Lillian Hellman

Lillian Hellman, American playwright, (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes), dies at 79

1984 Highlights

About June 30, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer