On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1984

Historical Events

  • 18th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins
  • NBC's premiere of TV made "The Burning Bed", based on Francine Hughes

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Brisson, Danish-born film and theater producer, dies at 71 after a stroke
1984 Highlights

About October 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra