What Happened on May 5, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 110th Kentucky Derby: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:02.4
  • 29th Eurovision Song Contest: Herreys for Sweden wins singing "Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley" in Luxembourg
  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 2

Famous Birthdays

  • Eve Torres, American dancer and model
  • Wade MacNeil, Canadian guitarist (Alexisonfire)

Famous Weddings

  • Musician Chrissie Hynde marries fellow musician Jim Kerr (divorced 1990)