What Happened on October 11, 1984

Historical Events

  • 1st space walk by US woman (Dr Kathryn D Sullivan)

Event of Interest

August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" premieres in NYC

  • NASA launches space vehicle S-208

Event of Interest

US Vice Presidential candidates' debate - Geraldine Ferraro (D) and George H. W. Bush (R), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Martha MacIsaac, Canadian actress (Superbad), born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • Sergio Hellings, Dutch footballer (Roeselare), born in Amsterdam
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • K. M. Rangnekar, Indian cricketer (33 runs at 5 50 for India), dies at 67
  • Sid Carroll, Australian cricketer (prolific NSW opener 1945-59 avg 39 59), dies at 61

About October 11, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

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