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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1984?


Events

  • 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 (76 62)
  • 08 Jul 1984 98th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats J Connors (61 61 62)
  • 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 (Lynn Rippelmeyer)
  • 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

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Movies

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The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Kay E. Kuter, Dan Mason

Country: United States of America

The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

Revenge of the Nerds

Revenge of the Nerds

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese

Country: United States of America

Cloak & Dagger

Cloak & Dagger

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1984?
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D.V. by George Plimpton and Christopher Hemphill

D.V.

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Diana Vreeland’s best-selling autobiography takes us with her around the globe in the company of royalty, actors, artists, and designers. Throughout, her vivacious conversation is peppered with glittering stories and outrageous

The Gremlins Storybook by Mary Carey

The Gremlins Storybook

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When Billy forgets to follow specific instructions for care of his strange new pet, Gizmo, beastly gremlins pop up to wreak havoc on the town.

Warday by Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka

Warday

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First Edition (stated), and First Printing, with full number line. "0484" on front jacket flap.

One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty

One Writer'S Beginnings

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ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

Strike Two by Ron Luciano and David Fisher

Strike Two

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Strike Two