November 1984 calendar

November 1984

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1984?


  • 01 Nov 1984 1st NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - Clipper beat Knick, 107-105
  • 02 Nov 1984 Velma Barfield, American convicted murderer (Born 1932)
  • 03 Nov 1984 3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India
  • 04 Nov 1984 Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
  • 06 Nov 1984 President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale
  • 07 Nov 1984 STS 51-A launch scrubbed because of high shear winds
  • 08 Nov 1984 Anna Fisher becomes 1st mom to go into orbit
  • 09 Nov 1984 Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 10 Nov 1984 Miami Hurricanes blow 31-0 lead in third quarter, lose to Maryland Terrapins 42-40.
  • 11 Nov 1984 3 Musketeers opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 12 Nov 1984 Paul McCartney releases We All Stand Together
  • 13 Nov 1984 David Levy finds his 1st comet
  • 14 Nov 1984 Astronauts aboard Discovery pluck a second satellite from orbit.
  • 15 Nov 1984 Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at California medical center.
  • 16 Nov 1984 14th Shuttle Mission (51A) - Discovery 2 - lands at Kennedy Center.
  • 17 Nov 1984 Golden State Warriors' player scores 59 points losing to New Jersey Nets 124-110.
  • 18 Nov 1984 3 Musketeers closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 19 Nov 1984 Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die
  • 20 Nov 1984 Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 23 Nov 1984 Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie throws a game-winning 48-yard Hail Mary pass to Gerard Phelan to defeat the University of Miami Hurricanes 45-41. It is one of the most famous plays in American college football history.
  • 25 Nov 1984 Julio M Sanguinetti wins Uruguay presidential election
  • 26 Nov 1984 After 518 goals and 14 years with Montreal Canadiens, Guy LaFleur retires
  • 27 Nov 1984 Under the Brussels Agreement signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agreed to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty.
  • 28 Nov 1984 Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.
  • 30 Nov 1984 December – A peace agreement between Kenya and Somalia is signed in the Egyptian capital Cairo. With this agreement, in which Somalia officially renounces its historical territorial claims, relations between the two countries began to improve.
  • 01 Nov 1984 After the assassination of Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India on 31 October 1984, by two of her Sikh bodyguards, anti-Sikh riots erupt.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
  2. - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Goyoutube
  3. - I Just Called To Say I Love You
  4. - Purple Rain
  5. - Out Of Touch

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Feel For You
  2. - Do They Know It's Christmas?
  3. - I Should Have Known Better
  4. - The Power Of Love
  5. - Freedom


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1984?

Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind


Pieces of My Mind by Andy Rooney

The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth

The Fourth Protocol


It's a time of political turmoil in Great Britain. Behind the Iron Curtain, an insidious plot is being devised, a plan so dangerous that even the KGB is unaware of it.

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.

The Rest Of Us by Stephen Birmingham

The Rest Of Us


THE REST of US is Stephen Birmingham's Jewish triptych. It includes the third panel (OUR CROWD AND THE GRANDEES), which tells the story of Eastern European Jews who, from 1882 to 1915, flooded into New York.

Superior Women by Alice Adams

Superior Women


Megan Greene, desperate to escape her carhop mom and the ranks and file in her California town, heads to Radcliffe -- partly to pursue an older gentleman (twenty-one Harvard medical).