What Happened on June 8, 1984

Historical Events

Film Premiere

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

  • "Gremlins", American comedy horror film, is released
  • Homosexuality is declared legal in the state of New South Wales, Australia
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco
  • Javier Mascherano, Argentine footballer
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Jacob, British composer, dies at 88

About June 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
  • UK #1 Song: Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!