On This Day

May 5, 1984 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

  • 29th Eurovision Song Contest: Herreys for Sweden wins singing "Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley" in Luxembourg

Birthdays in Music

  • Wade MacNeil, Canadian guitarist (Alexisonfire), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

American rock singer-songwriter Chrissie Hynde (32) weds Scottish 'Simple Minds' singer Jim Kerr (25), in a horse-drawn carriage in New York City; divorce in 1990

Singer-songwriter and Musician Chrissie Hynde
Singer-songwriter and Musician
Chrissie Hynde

1984 in Music