On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1984

Historical Events

  • "3 Musketeers" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 34th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
  • Browns set team records for most sacks (11)
  • CFL Grey Cup, Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 47-17; Winnipeg scores final 44 points of the game
  • Flyers' Ron Sutter fails on 11th penalty shot against Islanders
  • NBC premiere of the first part of fact based crime mystery "Fatal Vision", based on Joe McGinnis' novel about Jefferey MacDonald and the 1970 murders of his then-pregnant wife and two children
  • NJ Devils shutout NY Rangers 6-0
  • The Soviet Union helps deliver American wheat during the Ethiopian famine

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Christ [Seward], American heavy metal bassist (Avenged Sevenfold), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • Ryohei Chiba, Japanese pop singer, rapper and dancer (W-inds), born in Sapporo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Hamman, American writer and editor (Pictorial Review, Good Housekeeping), dies at 77
1984 Highlights

About November 18, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio