On This Day

Events in Music in January 1984

Music releaseMusic Single

Jan 9 John Lennon single "Nobody Told Me" released posthumously

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jan 9 Rock band Van Halen release their most successful album "1984"

Rock Guitarist Eddie Van Halen
Rock Guitarist
Eddie Van Halen

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 14 Madonna 1st sings "Holiday" on American Bandstand

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 16 11th American Music Awards: Pat Benatar and Michael Jackson win

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 16 Paul & Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • Jan 27 "Milk & Honey" album by John Lennon and Yoko Ono released, featuring un-released recordings made during the 1980 "Double Fantasy" sessions, including "Grow Old With Me"
  • Jan 27 Michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial