January 1984 calendar

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1984?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1984 New York City transit fare rises from 75 cents to 90 cents
  • 02 Jan 1984 Riot in Tunis kills over 100.
  • 03 Jan 1984 Syria frees captured US pilot after appeal from Jesse Jackson.
  • 04 Jan 1984 Night Court starring Harry Anderson premieres on NBC TV
  • 05 Jan 1984 Adrian Dantly (Utah Jazz), ties NBA record of 28 free throws.
  • 06 Jan 1984 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41 B mission
  • 07 Jan 1984 Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
  • 08 Jan 1984 Washington Capitals Bengt Gustafsson scores 5 goals to beat Philadelphia 7-1
  • 09 Jan 1984 EAA moves operations to Oshkosh
  • 10 Jan 1984 Argentine ex-President / general Bignone arrested
  • 11 Jan 1984 STS 41-B vehicle moves to launch pad
  • 13 Jan 1984 TV anchor Christine Craft wins $325,000 in her case against KMBC-TV
  • 14 Jan 1984 Madonna 1st sings Holiday on American Bandstand
  • 16 Jan 1984 Paul and Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis
  • 17 Jan 1984 US Supreme Court rules (5-4) private use of home VCRs to tape TV programs for later viewing does not violate federal copyright laws.
  • 18 Jan 1984 The Mitsui Miike coal mine explosion at Ōmuta, Fukuoka, Japan kills 83.
  • 19 Jan 1984 Francesco Moser bicycles world record time 50,808 km (he is the first man to break the 50 km/h barrier).
  • 20 Jan 1984 US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners.
  • 21 Jan 1984 US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton.
  • 22 Jan 1984 Super Bowl XVIII: LA Raiders beat Washington Redskins, 38-9 in Tampa Super Bowl MVP: Marcus Allen, LA Raiders, RB
  • 23 Jan 1984 Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become World Wrestling Federation champ.
  • 24 Jan 1984 Apple Computer introduces the Apple Macintosh computer. It features 7.83 MHz 32-bit Motorola 68000 processor, built-in 9-inch 512x342 graphics monochrome monitor, 3.5-inch diskette drive, and 128 kB RAM. Price is $2500, well above the original $1000 target.
  • 26 Jan 1984 US navy exhibits Piasecki helistat-4 helicopters and a blimp able to lift 26 tons in Lakehurst, New Jersey.
  • 27 Jan 1984 John andYoko release Milk andHoney album
  • 28 Jan 1984 Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany.
  • 29 Jan 1984 Actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman
  • 31 Jan 1984 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Saaransh

Saaransh

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Rohini Hattangadi, Anupam Kher, Soni Razdan, Madan Jain

Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Country: United States of America

A Cruel Romance

A Cruel Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Larisa Guzeeva, Nikita Mikhalkov, Andrey Myagkov