What Happened on October 14, 1984

Historical Events

  • Barbara Damashek's musical "Quilters" closes at Jack Lawrence Theater, NYC, after 24 performances
  • Baseball World Series: Detroit Tigers beat San Diego Padres, 8-4 at Tiger Stadium to clinch series, 4 games to 1; MVP: Detroit shortstop Alan Trammell
  • NFL Cleveland Browns' Ozzie Newsome sets club records with 14 receptions for 191 yds, in 24-20 loss to visiting NY Jets
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • LaRon Landry, American NFL football player, 2007-14 (Washington Redskins, and 2 other teams), born in Metairie, Louisiana
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Ryle, English radio astronomer (Astronomer Royal 1972-82, Nobel Prize for Physics 1974), dies at 66 [1]

About October 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
  • UK #1 Song: Freedom - Wham!