On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1984

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Wash State's Rueben Mayes sets col football rec of 357 yards rushing

Famous Birthdays

  • Brady Quinn, American football quarterback (Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos) and broadcaster (CBS Sports HQ, Fox Sports), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Irfan Pathan, Indian cricketer (2007 ICC World Twenty20 winning squad of India), born in Vadodara, Gujarat, India
  • Kelly Osbourne, English television personality (The Osbournes), born in Westminster, London

Famous Weddings

  • "Jessie's Girl" singer Rick Springfield (35) weds Barbara Porter in Australia
1984 Highlights

About October 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio