What Happened on October 29, 1984

Historical Events

  • NY Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) and Greta Weitz (2:29:30)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Baio, American rock bassist ((Vampire Weekend - "A-Punk"; "Oxford Comma"), born in Bronxville, New York
  • Eric Staal, Canadian ice hockey center (Stanley Cup 2006 Carolina Hurricanes; World C'ship gold 2007; Winter Olympic gold 2010), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
1984 Highlights

About October 29, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) - Billy Ocean
  • UK #1 Song: Freedom - Wham!