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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1984.
The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1984: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1984?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1984 American singer Marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in Los Angeles, California at age 44 (born 1939).
  • 02 Apr 1984 46th NCAA Mens Basketball Championship: Georgetown beats Houston 84-75.
  • 03 Apr 1984 Soyuz T-11 carries 3 Cosmonauts (1 Indian-Rakesh Sharma) to Salyut 7
  • 04 Apr 1984 U.S. President Ronald Reagan calls for an international ban on chemical weapons.
  • 05 Apr 1984 Human Comedy opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 06 Apr 1984 11th Space Shuttle Mission (41-C)- Challenger 5 is launched; first time 11 people in space.
  • 07 Apr 1984 Frank Church, American politician (Senator-Democrat-Ohio, 1957-81), dies at age 59.
  • 08 Apr 1984 4th Golden Raspberry Awards: Lonely Lady wins.
  • 09 Apr 1984 56th Academy Awards - Terms of Endearment, R Duvall and S Maclaine win
  • 10 Apr 1984 Damaged Solar Max satellite snared by Challenger shuttle
  • 11 Apr 1984 Challenger Astronauts complete 1st in space satellite repair
  • 13 Apr 1984 11th Space Shuttle Mission (41C) - Challenger 5-returns to Earth
  • 14 Apr 1984 Farewell concert of Doe Maar in Den Bosch Neth
  • 15 Apr 1984 Human Comedy closes at Royale Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • 16 Apr 1984 Pulitzer prize awarded to Mary Oliver for American Primitive
  • 17 Apr 1984 Libyan embassy demonstration, 1 shot dead
  • 18 Apr 1984 Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
  • 19 Apr 1984 Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs 1st appears in print (Nature Magazine)
  • 20 Apr 1984 Russian offensive in Panshirvallei, Afghanistan.
  • 21 Apr 1984 After 37 weeks, Thriller is knocked off as top album by Footloose
  • 22 Apr 1984 Ansel Adams, American photographer, dies at age 82 (born 1902).
  • 23 Apr 1984 AIDS-virus identified (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)
  • 24 Apr 1984 In Morgan Hill, California, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurs.
  • 25 Apr 1984 Rock group Wings disbands.
  • 26 Apr 1984 US President Ronald Reagan visits China.
  • 27 Apr 1984 Cleveland Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings.
  • 28 Apr 1984 La Tragedie de Carmen closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 187 performances
  • 29 Apr 1984 Oliver! opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 30 Apr 1984 Strong winds cause a 30 min delay in Toronto Blue Jays game

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Movies

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The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Country: United States of America

The Bounty

The Bounty

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Country: United States of America

Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles

Release year: 1984

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

Country: United States of America

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Dangerous Moves

Dangerous Moves

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Richard Dembo

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt, Liv Ullmann, Leslie Caron

Going Back

Going Back

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Ron Teachworth

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Christopher Howe, Perry Mallette, Susan Waderlow Yamasaki

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1984?
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The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

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Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to …

Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

Night Sky by Clare Francis

Night Sky

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In the brutal chaos of the Second World War, three people find their lives inextricably interwoven in a web of courage, betrayal and love.

The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum

The Aquitaine Progression

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In Geneva, American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: “The generals .

Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley

Lord Of The Dance

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