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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1984: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1984?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1984 China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations.
  • 02 Feb 1984 8th Soap Opera Digest Poll Awards
  • 03 Feb 1984 10th Space Shuttle Mission (41B) - Challenger 4 launched
  • 04 Feb 1984 9 closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 739 performances
  • 05 Feb 1984 Patty Sheehan win LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic.
  • 07 Feb 1984 Bruce McCandless makes 1st untethered space walk (US)
  • 08 Feb 1984 14th Winter Olympic games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
  • 09 Feb 1984 Rink opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • 11 Feb 1984 10th space shuttle mission (41-B) - Challenger 4-returns to Earth
  • 12 Feb 1984 Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean skate Bolero at Olympics
  • 13 Feb 1984 Six-year-old Texan Stormie Jones gets first heart and liver transplant.
  • 14 Feb 1984 Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia
  • 15 Feb 1984 500,000 Iranian soldiers move into Iraq.
  • 16 Feb 1984 New Jersey Devils' first overtime goal, Jan Ludvig beats Hartford Whalers 6-5.
  • 18 Feb 1984 Revised concordat between Italy and the Vatican signed.
  • 19 Feb 1984 Doonesbury closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 104 performances
  • 21 Feb 1984 Timex withdraws from the home computer business. Timex introduced the British Sinclair Research ZX81 computer to North America as the Timex/Sinclair 1000 in 1982. Priced at $100, then dropped to $50, a lack of software and physical size and memory size limitations dampened initial public enthusiasm.
  • 24 Feb 1984 Iraq resumes air attack on Iran.
  • 25 Feb 1984 Oil fire in Cubatao, Brazil kills 500.
  • 26 Feb 1984 Reverend Jesse Jackson acknowledges that he called New York City "Hymietown".
  • 27 Feb 1984 WRC-AM in Washington DC changes call letters to WWRC
  • 28 Feb 1984 26th Grammy Awards: "Beat It", Michael Jackson wins eight.
  • 29 Feb 1984 Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announces he will retire as soon as the Liberals can elect another leader.

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Movies

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This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

Country: United States of America

Love Streams

Love Streams

Release year: 1984

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Diahnne Abbott, Seymour Cassel

Mashaal

Mashaal

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri

Repo Man

Repo Man

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter, Olivia Barash

Country: United States of America

Books

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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 Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin

The Discoverers

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An original history of man's greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him.

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

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In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Pet Sematary

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Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to …