What Happened on May 23, 1984

Historical Events

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom", 2nd in the film series, directed by Stephen Spielberg, starring Harrison Ford, and produced by George Lucas' Lucosfilms premieres

  • 37th Cannes Film Festival: "Paris, Texas" directed by Wim Wenders wins the Palme d'Or

Once Upon a Time in America

Crime epic film "Once Upon a Time in America" directed by Sergio Leone starring Robert De Niro and James Woods premieres at Cannes

  • Detroit Tigers win AL record tying 16th straight road game
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Wylie, actor (Picket Fences)
Born in 1984

About May 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let's Hear It For The Boy - Deniece Williams
  • UK #1 Song: The Reflex - Duran Duran