What Happened on November 8, 1984

Historical Events

  • 14th NASA Space Shuttle Mission: Discovery (STS 51-A) launches

Cricket Debut

1st-class cricket debut of Wasim Akram, 2 months before his 1st Test for Pakistan

  • NASA astronaut Anna Lee Fisher becomes 1st "mom" to go into orbit aboard STS 51-A
1984 History

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, Norwegian composer, dies at 81

About November 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) - Billy Ocean
  • UK #1 Song: I Feel For You - Chaka Khan