July 1984 calendar

July 1984

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1984?


  • 01 Jul 1984 Baby closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 241 performances
  • 02 Jul 1984 Standard Oil of California changes its company name to Chevron.
  • 03 Jul 1984 Dolphin rocket launched off San Clemente Island.
  • 04 Jul 1984 Funeral for S Nakagawa and burial half his ashes next to N Senzaki
  • 05 Jul 1984 Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old exclusionary rule-evidence seized with defective court warrants can now be used in criminal trials
  • 06 Jul 1984 Warner Communications sells off the home video game and computer systems business of Atari to Jack Tramiel for US$240 million in long-term loans. Warner has the option to purchase up to 32 percent interest in the new company for US$2 per share.
  • 07 Jul 1984 91st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert
  • 08 Jul 1984 98th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats J Connors
  • 09 Jul 1984 12th minster of York destroyed in lightening storm
  • 11 Jul 1984 55th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Candlestick Park, San Francisco
  • 12 Jul 1984 Geraldine Ferraro, New York becomes 1st woman major-party VP candidate
  • 13 Jul 1984 Eddie Van Halen joins in, in a Jacksons concert
  • 14 Jul 1984 STS 41-D vehicle moves to Vandenberg AFB for remanifest of payloads
  • 17 Jul 1984 Pierre Mauroy resigns as Premier of France
  • 18 Jul 1984 Walter F Mondale wins Democratic presidential nomination in San Francisco
  • 19 Jul 1984 1st female to captain a 747 across Atlantic
  • 20 Jul 1984 Vanessa Williams is asked to resign as Miss America
  • 21 Jul 1984 1st documented case of a robot killing a human in US
  • 22 Jul 1984 113th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 276 at St. Andrews
  • 23 Jul 1984 Kansas City Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save
  • 25 Jul 1984 Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes 1st woman to walk in space
  • 26 Jul 1984 Expos Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with his 3,052nd single
  • 28 Jul 1984 23rd modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles
  • 29 Jul 1984 12th du Maurier Golf Classic: Juli Inkster
  • 30 Jul 1984 Holly Roffey (11 days) gets heart transplant
  • 31 Jul 1984 Venz commandos terminate hijacking of an aircraft, 2 killed
  • 05 Jul 1984 The United States Supreme Court gives its United States v. Leon decision providing a good-faith exception from the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule against use of evidence obtained through defective warrants in criminal trials.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1984?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - The Reflexyoutube
  2. - When Doves Cryyoutube
  3. - Dancing In The Dark
  4. - Ghostbusters
  5. - Jump (For My Love)

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Two Tribes
  2. - Hole In My Shoe
  3. - Relax
  4. - Time After Timeyoutube
  5. - I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 1984?

Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock



Mint copies

Lincoln by Gore Vidal



Gore Vidal's Narratives Of Empire series covers the history of America from the Revolution through the post-World War II years.

The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley

The Peter Pan Syndrome


American men are facing a serious social-psychological problem: hundreds of thousands refuse to be men. Even though they are now adults, they cannot face their adult feelings.

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being by Milan Kundera

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being


Milan Kundera's The Unbearable lightness of Being tells the story about a young woman who falls in love with a man who is unable to choose between his love for her or his incorrigible womanizing.

The Wheel Of Fortune by Susan Howatch

The Wheel Of Fortune


Robert Godwin's turbulent ride on the Wheel of Fortune begins when he falls in love with Ginevra, his cousin. They dance to "The Blue Danube" under the lights of Oxmoon.