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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1984?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1984 Landsat 5 and ham satellite Oscar 11 launched into polar orbit
  • 02 Mar 1984 John Long (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 51 games
  • 03 Mar 1984 Peter Ueberroth is elected baseball commissioner (Effective October 1).
  • 04 Mar 1984 Nancy Lopez wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational.
  • 05 Mar 1984 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas
  • 06 Mar 1984 A year-long strike action begins in the British coal industry (see UK Miners' Strike (1984-1985)).
  • 09 Mar 1984 John Lennon releases Borrowed Time
  • 10 Mar 1984 Heavyweight Tim Witherspoon KOs Greg Page
  • 11 Mar 1984 Chris Johnson wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic.
  • 12 Mar 1984 National Union of Mine Workers in England begin a 51 week strike
  • 14 Mar 1984 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41-C mission
  • 15 Mar 1984 10th People's Choice Awards: Brooke Shields wins.
  • 16 Mar 1984 Gunmen kidnap William Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut
  • 18 Mar 1984 Chris Johnson wins LPGA Tucson Conquistadores Golf Open.
  • 19 Mar 1984 Kate & Allie, premieres
  • 20 Mar 1984 US Senate rejects amendment to permit spoken prayer in public schools.
  • 21 Mar 1984 NFL owners passed the infamous anti-celebrating rule
  • 22 Mar 1984 Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.
  • 23 Mar 1984 Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa won by J Torvill and Chris Dean (GRB)
  • 24 Mar 1984 IOC agrees to 6-team exhibition baseball tournament in Olympics
  • 29 Mar 1984 NFL Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis under cover of night.
  • 30 Mar 1984 US ends participation in multinational Lebanon peace force.
  • 31 Mar 1984 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Movies

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The Matrix

The Matrix

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Country: United States of America

The Cremator

The Cremator

Directed by: Juraj Herz

Starring: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Country: United States of America

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1984?
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Berlin Game by Len Deighton

Berlin Game

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Long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.East

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

One More Sunday by John D. MacDonald

One More Sunday

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Welcome to the Eternal Church of the Believer, where devout workers operate state-of-the-art computer equipment to process the thousands of dollars that pour in daily and where hundreds of prayers are

People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck

People Of The Lie

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In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr.

The Danger by Dick Francis

The Danger

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When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.