On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "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