On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1984

Historical Events

  • 18th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers win

US Golf Open

1960 champion Arnold Palmer fails to qualify for the US Open Golf Championship for the first time in 32 years

Album Release

Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen's 7th studio album "Born in the USA", his biggest commercial success topped the charts in 11 countries and sold over 30 million copies, worldwide

  • DNA is successfully cloned from an extinct animal
  • MLB Draft: New York Mets take Mechanicsburg Area Senior HS outfielder Shawn Abner at #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian White, Canadian hockey player
  • Rainie Yang, Taiwanese mando-pop singer, actress, and television personality, born in Taipei, Taiwan
1984 Highlights

About June 4, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini