What Happened on October 27, 1984

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Washington State University's running back Rueben Mayes sets collegiate football record of 357 yards rushing in one game (at Oregon)
1984 History

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 cricket all-rounder (29 Tests, 1 x 100, HS 102, 100 wickets, BB 7/59; 120 ODIs; Baroda, Middlesex CCC, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Daredevils), born in Vadodara, Gujarat, India
  • Kelly Osbourne, English television personality (The Osbournes), born in Westminster, London
Born in 1984

Famous Weddings

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

About October 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 5 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!