On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1984

Historical Events

  • 1,200 die in Sikh "Golden Temple" uprising India
  • Video game Tetris is first released in the Soviet Union by Alexey Pajitnov

Famous Birthdays

  • Noor Sabri, Iraqi footballplayer
  • Shannon Stewart, American model

Famous Deaths

  • A. Bertram Chandler, Anglo-Australian mariner and sci-fi author (Empress of Outer Space), dies at 72
  • Bill Voce, cricketer (key player of the Bodyline series), dies
1984 Highlights

About June 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini