This year in History
The year 1984
Historical events and fun news items:
October 7 NFL running back Walter Payton breaks Jim Brown's career rushing record.October 11 The first space walk by an American womanOctober 26 The Terminator movie is released in theaters.November 20 McDonald's makes its 50 billionth hamburger November 23 Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie throws a long game-winning pass to defeat the University of Miami. It is one of the most famous plays in American college football history.December 9 NFL player Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,003 yardsDecember 19 Wayne Gretzky at age 23 is the youngest NHL player to score 1,000 pointsApril 13 Pete Rose gets his 4000th hitAugust 6 The musician Prince releases the album Purple Rain.August 30 The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its first voyage.September 16 Miami Vice airs its first episode on TVFamous
January 24 The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale.
March 3 Santonio Holmes (Football player)March 9 Julia Mancuso (Gold Medal skier)March 10 Carrie Underwood (Singer)March 20 Christy Carlson Romano (Actress on Even Stevens)March 24 Chris Bosh (NBA Basketball player)April 10 Mandy Moore (Singer and Actress)April 18 America Ferrera (Actress plays Ugly Betty)May 9 Prince Fielder (Baseball player)May 14 Mark Zuckerberg (Founder of Facebook)May 16 Megan Fox (Actress from Transformers)May 29 Carmelo Anthony (Basketball Player)June 15 Tim Lincecum (Baseball pitcher)June 30 Fantasia Barrino (Singer)June 30 Miles Austin (NFL football player)September 14 Adam Lamberg (Actor on Lizzie McGuire)September 15 Prince Harry of Wales (Prince) September 23 Annaliese van der Pol (Actress - Disney Channel)September 27 Avril Lavigne (Singer)October 3 Ashlee Simpson (Singer)October 18 Lindsey Vonn (Gold Medal Skier)October 25 Katy Perry (Singer)October 26 Sasha Cohen (Figure Skater)October 27 Kelly Osbourne (Ozzy's daughter)October 29 Eric Staal (NHL Hockey player)November 16 Kimberly Brown (Disney Channel Actress)November 22 Scarlett Johansson (Actress)November 23 Lucas Grabeel (Actor - Disney's High School Musical)December 30 LeBron James (Basketball Player)
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