On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1984

Historical Events

  • "(What) In Name Of Love" by Naked Eyes peaks at #39
  • "Cruel Summer" by Bananarama peaks at #9
  • "Drive" by Cars peaks at #3
  • "Layin' It On Line" by Jefferson Starship peaks at #66
  • "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince & Revolution peaks at #1
  • "Pretty Mess" by Vanity peaks at #75
  • "Torture" by Jacksons peaks at #17
  • "When You Close Your Eyes" by Night Ranger peaks at #14
  • "Yes Or No" by Go-Go's peak at #84

Film & TV History

Elizabeth Taylor undergoes rehabilitation at the Betty Ford Clinic


Famous Birthdays

  • Adriene Mishler, American yoga teacher (Yoga with Adriene on YouTube), born in Austin, Texas
  • Per Mertesacker, German football player (Arsenal), born in Hanover, West Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Marnix Gijsen [Jan-Al Goris], Belgian writer (Lament for Agnes), dies at 85
1984 Highlights

About September 29, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra