September 1984 calendar

September 1984

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1984?


  • 02 Sep 1984 Zorba closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 362 performances
  • 03 Sep 1984 Bruce Sutter breaks NL record for saves in a season with his 38th
  • 04 Sep 1984 Nigerian singer Fela Kuti sentenced to 2 years
  • 05 Sep 1984 12th Space Shuttle Mission (41-D) - Discovery 1 - lands at Edwards Air Force Base.
  • 06 Sep 1984 Today Show begins live remote telecasts from Moscow
  • 08 Sep 1984 98th US Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris E L Mills
  • 09 Sep 1984 104th US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl
  • 10 Sep 1984 Discovery returns to Kennedy Space Center via Altus AFB, Okla
  • 12 Sep 1984 Country singer Barbara Mandrell is badly injured in a car accident
  • 13 Sep 1984 Simon Peres forms Israeli government with Likoed
  • 14 Sep 1984 1st MTV awards-Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd host
  • 15 Sep 1984 Morocco Showcase opens
  • 16 Sep 1984 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
  • 17 Sep 1984 Dwight Gooden ties record of 32 strikeouts in consecutive games
  • 18 Sep 1984 Tigers clinch AL East championship
  • 19 Sep 1984 Britain and China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997
  • 20 Sep 1984 Cosby Show premieres on NBC-TV
  • 21 Sep 1984 NASA launches Galaxy-C.
  • 22 Sep 1984 Brussels Princess Astrid marries Archduke Lorenz of Austrian-Este
  • 23 Sep 1984 36th Emmy Awards: Hill St. Blue, Cheers, John Ritter and Tyne Daly
  • 24 Sep 1984 Cubs clinch NL East title
  • 25 Sep 1984 Quilters opens at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 26 Sep 1984 Berlin appeals court clears Paul McCartney in a paternity suit
  • 28 Sep 1984 1st floodlit ODI outside of Australia
  • 29 Sep 1984 (What) In Name Of Love by Naked Eyes peaks at #39
  • 30 Sep 1984 Browns set a team record for allowing most sacks (11), Kansas City wins 10-6
  • 07 Sep 1984 An explosion on board a Maltese patrol boat disposing of illegal fireworks at sea off Gozo kills seven soldiers and policemen.
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Music charts

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

  1. - What's Love Got To Do With It
  2. - Missing Youyoutube
  3. - Let's Go Crazy
  4. - Stuck On You
  5. - She Bop

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Just Called To Say I Love You
  2. - Careless Whisper
  3. - The War Song
  4. - Ghostbusters
  5. - Freedom


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1984?

D.V. by George Plimpton and Christopher Hemphill



Diana Vreeland's autobiography is a best-seller that takes us along with her on a journey around the world in the company royalty, actors, artists and designers. Her lively conversation is peppered throughout with hilarious stories and outrageous tales.

Lincoln by Gore Vidal



Gore Vidal's Narratives Of Empire series covers the history of America from the Revolution through the post-World War II years.

Role Of Honor by John Gardner

Role Of Honor


Role of Honor

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.

First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

First Among Equals


Charles Seymour is the second-born son of his father. He will never be an earl, but he did inherit the strength and will to fulfill his destiny...Simon