On This Day

Events in Music in June 1984

  • Jun 3 Revival of the musical "The Wiz" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater, NYC, after 13 performances
  • Jun 4 18th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers win

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 4 Columbia Records releases "Born in the USA", the 7th studio album by Bruce Springsteen; His biggest commercial success topped the charts in 11 countries and sold over 30 million copies, worldwide

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 8 "Ghostbusters", American supernatural comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, HArold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson is released

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray
Actor and Comedian Dan Aykroyd
Actor and Comedian
Dan Aykroyd
Actor and Musician Rick Moranis
Actor and Musician
Rick Moranis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 9 Weird Al Yankovic gives a live performance at Starlight Amphitheater

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 25 Prince releases his "Purple Rain" album

Music releaseMusic Recording

Jun 26 Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand