On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1984

Historical Events

  • Dave Kingman's fly ball never comes down (stuck in Metrodome ceiling)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Slowey, American baseball player, born in Conroe, Texas
  • Manjural Islam, Bangladeshi test cricket player, born in Khulna, Bangladesh (d. 2007)
  • Montell Owens, American football player, born in Wilmington, Delaware

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Clampett, American cartoonist (b. 1913)
  • Diana Dors [Fluck], British actress and singer (Berserk!; Steaming), dies of cancer at 52
  • Larry Stock, American singer-songwriter ("Blueberry Hill"; "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You"), dies at 87
1984 Highlights

About May 4, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus