What Happened on September 26, 1984

Historical Events

  • 5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

Music History

Berlin appeals court clears Paul McCartney in a paternity suit

  • Britain & China initial agreement return Hong Kong to China in 1997
  • Dutch Queen Beatrice opens University
  • Phila's Juan Samuel sets record for steals by a rookie with his 72nd

Event of Interest

President Reagan vetoes sanctions against South Africa

1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Keisha Buchanan, British pop and R&B singer (Sugababes - "Round Round"; "Push the Button"), born in Kingsbury, England
  • Thore Schölermann, German actor, born in Iserlohn, Germany
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Paquirri, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1948)
  • Shelly Manne, American 'West Coast' jazz and session drummer, percussionist, composer, and bandleader, dies of a heart attack at 64

About September 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let's Go Crazy - Prince And The Revolution
  • UK #1 Song: I Just Called to Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder