On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1984

Historical Events

  • 11 members of Colombo crime family arrested
  • Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after it failed

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaela Kimura, Japanese model and singer (Rirura Riruha), born in Adachi, Tokyo

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66
  • Walter Woolf King, actor/TV host (Lights Cameras Action), dies at 85
1984 Highlights

About October 24, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio