On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1984

Historical Events

Film Release

"Ghostbusters", American supernatural comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, HArold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson is released

  • "Gremlins", American comedy horror film, is released
  • Homosexuality is declared legal in the state of New South Wales, Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco
  • Javier Mascherano, Argentine footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Jacob, British composer, dies at 88
1984 Highlights

About June 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini