What Happened on September 20, 1984

Historical Events

The Cosby Show

"The Cosby Show" premieres on NBC-TV starring Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad

  • Cubs break 2 million in home attendance for 1st time
  • Suicide car bomb attacks US Embassy annex in Beirut, kills 23
1984 History

Famous Deaths

  • Steve Goodman, American folk singer and songwriter ("City O f New Orleans"; "Chicken Cordon Blues"), dies of leukemia at 36

About September 20, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 4 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