June 1984 calendar

June 1984

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1984?


  • 01 Jun 1984 Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
  • 02 Jun 1984 Welcome To Fun Zone hosted by Dr Demento airs on NBC-TV
  • 03 Jun 1984 Wiz closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • 04 Jun 1984 18th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers
  • 05 Jun 1984 Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi orders an attack on the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion.
  • 06 Jun 1984 1,200 die in Sikh Golden Temple uprising India
  • 08 Jun 1984 A deadly F5 tornado nearly destroys the town of Barneveld, Wisconsin, killing 9 people, injuring nearly 200, and causing over US$25 million in damage.
  • 09 Jun 1984 Laserphonic Fantasy premieres
  • 10 Jun 1984 38th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
  • 11 Jun 1984 Funeral for S Nakagawa and burial of half of his ashes
  • 14 Jun 1984 Southern Baptist convention decide on no women clergy members
  • 15 Jun 1984 Thicke Of The Night, TV Talk Show last airs in syndication
  • 16 Jun 1984 Matt de Waal finishes 14,290-mi round trip from Salt Lake City
  • 17 Jun 1984 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • 18 Jun 1984 84th US Golf Open: Fuzzy Zoeller shoots a 276 at Winged Foot Golf Club - New York
  • 19 Jun 1984 Weird Al Yankovic gives free live performance at Del Mar Fair
  • 20 Jun 1984 The official name of the Turkish city Urfa is changed into Şanlıurfa.
  • 22 Jun 1984 Calvin Griffith signs letter of intent to sell ownership of Twins
  • 24 Jun 1984 Laurie Rinker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • 25 Jun 1984 Lydia Garrett, 24, crowned 17th Miss Black America
  • 26 Jun 1984 1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4
  • 27 Jun 1984 Emmy 11th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 5th time
  • 28 Jun 1984 Richard Ram?rez, aka the "Night Stalker," performs his first recorded murder.
  • 29 Jun 1984 Orel Hershiser begins string of making every sched start until 1990
  • 30 Jun 1984 Failed coup by cocaine growers in Bolivia
  • 03 Jun 1984 Operation Blue Star, a military offensive, is launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continues until June 6, with casualties, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.
vinyl songs

Music charts

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

  1. - Let's Hear It For The Boy
  2. - Time After Timeyoutube
  3. - The Reflexyoutube
  4. - Dancing In The Dark
  5. - Helloyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
  2. - Two Tribes
  3. - Hole In My Shoe
  4. - Let's Hear It For The Boy
  5. - Relax


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1984?

Warday by Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka



New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First Edition (stated) and First Printing, complete number line. On the front flap of the jacket, "0484"

The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book


The Butter Battlebook, Dr. Seuss’s classic cautionary tale, teaches readers the importance of respecting differences. Although the Zooks and Yooks both love butter bread, animosity develops between them because they enjoy it differently.

Book Without A Name by Kit Williams

Book Without A Name


Although clues to the title were found in the box, the author kept it sealed in a closed container that could be opened one year and one day after publication.

Mafia Princess by Antoinette Giancana and Thomas C. Renner

Mafia Princess


Mafia Princess

Knock Wood by Candice Bergen

Knock Wood


Candice Bergen's 1984 bestseller: An "engaging and intelligent" memoir (The New York Times). Candice Bergen was raised in the giddy Hollywood of the 1950s.