What Happened on October 5, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 13th Space Shuttle Mission (41-G)-Challenger 6-launched
  • MLB American League Championship: Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City Royals, 3 games to 0

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Rossiter, British actor (Rising Damp, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), dies of a heart attack at 57