On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1984

Historical Events

Film Premier

"Amadeus" from the play by Peter Shaffer, directed by Milos Forman and starring Tom Hulce premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1985)

  • Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead" premieres in NYC
  • Today Show begins live remote telecasts from Moscow

Famous Deaths

  • E J Andre, actor (Eugene Bullock-Dallas), dies at 74
  • Ernest Tubb, American country musician ("Walking the Floor Over You"), dies of emphysema at 70
1984 Highlights

About September 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo