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
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66
  • Walter Woolf King, American stage and screen baritone, character actor (Golden Dawn; A Night at the Opera; Swiss Miss), and actor's agent, dies of a heart attack at 84

About October 24, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

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