What Happened on November 28, 1984

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Bogut, Australian basketball player
  • Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor
  • Marc-Andre Fleury, Canadian NHL ice hockey goaltender, 3X Stanley Cup, 5X All-Star (Pittsburgh Penguins, and 2 other teams), born in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec
  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead, American actress
  • Trey Songz [Tremaine Neverson], American singer, rapper and songwriter (Passion, Pain & Pleasure), born in Petersburg, Virginia
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Speidel, German general and NATO-supreme commander (1957-64), dies at 87
  • Ricky Bell, American College Football HOF running back (USC; #1 Overall Selection 1977 NFL Draft TB Buccaneers; San Diego Chargers), dies of heart failure caused by dermatomyositis at 29
1984 Highlights

About November 28, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
  • UK #1 Song: I Should Have Known Better - Jim Diamond