What Happened on September 16, 1984

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Miami Vice" on NBC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Katie Melua, Georgian-British singer (Piece by Piece), born in Kutaisi, Georgian SSR, USSR
  • Sabrina Bryan, American actress and singer (The Cheetah Girls), born in Yorba Linda, California
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Neuhuys, Belgian playwright and poet (Le Canari et le Cerise), dies at 87
  • Richard Brautigan, American novelist and poet (Trout Fishing in America), takes his own life at 49 [exact date estimated based on forensic investigation]
1984 Highlights

About September 16, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Missing You - John Waite
  • UK #1 Song: I Just Called to Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder