On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1984

Historical Events

Music release#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

Singer Tina Turner
Singer
Tina Turner
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Trohman, American guitarist (Fall Out Boy - "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race"), born in Hollywood, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Howland Chamberlin, American actor (Force of Evil, Pickup), dies at 73
1984 Highlights

About September 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo