On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1984

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"A Christmas Carol" directed by Clive Donner starring George C. Scott premieres in the UK

  • Boston College QB Doug Flutie passes (472 yards), including game ending 48 yard TD (Hail Mary Pass) to end game & beat Miami 47-45
  • Limited-over international cricket debut for Wasim Akram for Pakistan, v New Zealand

Sports History

Test Cricket debuts of Australians David Boon aged 23 & Bob Holland aged 38 (v WI)

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Justin Turner, American MLB player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in Long Beach, California
  • Lucas Grabeel, American actor and singer, born in Springfield, Missouri
1984 Highlights

About November 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius