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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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Carmen

Carmen

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: Julia Migenes, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi, Faith Esham

The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Country: United States of America

Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Country: United States of America

Police Academy

Police Academy

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Country: United States of America

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Books

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Smart Women by Judy Blume

Smart Women

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Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado-while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror.

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.

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.

Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Pet Sematary

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Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to …

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.