On This Day

Year 1984 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Feb 14 Britain's Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean famously dominate the ice dancing at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics; perform to Maurice Ravel's "Bolero" in free dance routine; record 9-of-9 perfect scores for artistic impression
  • Mar 21 NFL owners passed the infamous anti-celebrating rule

Sports Stars Married in 1984

  • Mar 2 Tennis player Yannick Noah (23) weds beauty queen Cecilia Rodhe (22) in Cameroon
  • Mar 3 Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway (23) weds swimmer Janet Buchan in Menlo Park, California
  • Apr 11 MLB manager Pete Rose (42) weds second wife Carol J. Woliung

Sports Stars Divorces in 1984

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