What Happened on September 1, 1984

Historical Events

#1 in the Charts

"What's Love Got to Do With It" single tops the charts, giving Tina Turner her 1st #1 as a solo artist

  • Middlesex beats Kent off the last ball of the Nat West Trophy cricket final in London; John Emburey hits Kent seamer Richard Ellison to square leg for 4 for the winning runs

Sports History

Willie Totten (Mississippi Valley State) passes for Division I-AA record 536 yards & 9 TDs in 86-0 win v Kentucky State; Jerry Rice catches 17 passes for 294 yards & 5 TDs; breaks own Division I-AA record for total yardage in pass receptions


1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Trohman, American guitarist (Fall Out Boy - "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race"), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • Ludwig G√∂ransson, Swedish Emmy, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning composer and record producer (The Mandalorian; Childish Gambino; Black Panther), born in Link√∂ping, Sweden
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Howland Chamberlin, American actor (Force of Evil, Pickup), dies at 73

About September 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

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