What Happened on October 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"The Terminator" directed by James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton is released in the US

Actor, Body Builder & Politician Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder & Politician
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
Actress Linda Hamilton
Linda Hamilton
  • Stephanie Fae Beauclair ("Baby Fae") gets baboon heart transplant, lives 21 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriano Correia Claro, Brazilian footballer
  • Amanda Overmyer, American Singer, American Idol (season 7)
  • Jefferson Farfán, Peruvian footballer
  • Sasha Cohen, American figure skater

Famous Deaths

  • John Woods Duke, American composer, dies at 85
  • Laurie Langenbach, author, dies at 37
  • Sue Randall, actress (Miss Landers-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 49