What Happened on October 20, 1984

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Metroparks' Valley Parkway All Purpose Trails are completed

NHL Record

Islander's Mike Bossy's 30th career hat trick-4 goals

  • The Monterey Bay Aquarium opens in Monterey Bay, California.
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Trimble, Northern Irish rugby player (Irish national team), born in Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Ferdinand Cori, Czech-American bio-chemist (Nobel 1947-discovery of how glycogen (animal starch) – a derivative of glucose – is broken down and resynthesized in the body, for use as a store and source of energy), dies at 87

Paul Dirac (1902-1984)

English physicist (quantum electrodynamics, Nobel 1933), dies at 82

About October 20, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 13 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!