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

#1 in the Charts

"Let's Go Crazy" by Prince Rogers Nelson and 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; meets construction worker and future husband Larry Fortensky

1984 History

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
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

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

About September 29, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 2 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