What Happened on May 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1984 NFL Draft: Irving Fryar from University of Nebraska first pick by New England Patriots

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Danielle Steel’s romance novel “Full Circle” is published

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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Mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac) files for bankruptcy

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Mick Fleetwood
  • NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota North Stars, 4 games to 0

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Farnerud, Swedish footballer
  • Farah Fath, American actress
  • Keiichiro Koyama, Japanese musician (NEWS)

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Jenkins, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 73