|Centuries:||19th century - 20th century - 21st century|
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|Years:||1981 1982 1983 - 1984 - 1985 1986 1987|
|1984 by topic:|
|Archaeology – Architecture – Art – Aviation – Awards – Comics – Film – Home video – Literature (Poetry) – Meteorology – Music (Country, Metal) – Rail transport – Radio – Science – Sports – Television – Video gaming|
|Australia – Canada – People's Republic of China – Ecuador – France – Germany – Greece – India – Ireland – Israel – Italy – Japan – Luxembourg – Malaysia – Mexico – New Zealand – Norway – Pakistan – Philippines – Singapore – South Africa– Soviet Union – UK – USA – Zimbabwe|
|Sovereign states – State leaders – Religious leaders – Law|
|Birth, marriage and death categories|
|Births – Marriages – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Works and introductions categories|
|Works – Introductions|
|Gregorian calendar||1984 |
|Ab urbe condita||2737|
|Armenian calendar||1433 |
|Bahá'í calendar||140 – 141|
|Coptic calendar||1700 – 1701|
|Ethiopian calendar||1976 – 1977|
|Hebrew calendar||5744 – 5745|
|- Vikram Samvat||2039 – 2040|
|- Shaka Samvat||1906 – 1907|
|- Kali Yuga||5085 – 5086|
|Iranian calendar||1362 – 1363|
|Islamic calendar||1404 – 1405|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2644|
|Thai solar calendar||2527|
1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year that started on a Sunday, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. It is the 1984th year of the Common Era or A.D.; the 984th year of the 2nd millennium; the 84th year of the 20th century; and the 4th year of the 1980sdecade.
- January 1
- US Bell System is broken up.
- Brunei becomes a fully independent state.
- January 3 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan meets with Navy Lieutenant Robert Goodman and the Reverend Jesse Jackson at the White House, following Lieutenant Goodman's release from Syrian captivity.
- January 7 – Brunei becomes the 6th member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
- January 10
- January 18 – The Mitsui Miike coal mine explosion at Ōmuta, Fukuoka, Japan kills 83.
- January 24 – The Apple Macintosh is introduced.
- January 27 – Michael Jackson is accidentally severely burned at the filming of a Pepsi commercial.
- February 1 – Medicare comes into effect in Australia.
- February 3
- Dr. John Buster and the research team at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center announce history's first embryo transfer, from one woman to another resulting in a live birth.
- STS-41-B: Space Shuttle Challenger is launched on the 10th space shuttle mission.
- February 7 – Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk.
- February 8 – The 1984 Winter Olympics open in Sarajevo, SFRY.
- February 13 – Konstantin Chernenko succeeds the late Yuri Andropov as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
- February 19 – The 1984 Winter Olympics close in Sarajevo.
- February 26 – United States Marines pull out of Beirut, Lebanon.
- February 29 – Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announces his retirement.
- March 5 – Iran accuses Iraq of using chemical weapons; the United Nations condemns their use on March 30.
- March 6 – A year-long strike action begins in the British coal industry (see UK Miners' Strike (1984-1985)).
- March 14 – Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams and 3 others are seriously injured in a gun attack by the UVF.
- March 16 – The CIA station chief in Beirut, William Francis Buckley, is kidnapped by Islamic Jihad and later dies in captivity.
- March 22 – Teachers at the McMartin Preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with Satanic ritual abuse of the schoolchildren (the charges are later dropped as completely unfounded).
- March 23 – General Rahimuddin Khan becomes the first man in Pakistan's history to rule over 2 of its provinces, after becoming interim Governor of Sindh.
- April 2 – Indian Squadron Leader Rakesh Sharma is launched into space, aboard the Soyuz T-11.
- April 4 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan calls for an international ban on chemical weapons.
- April 9 – The 56th Academy Awards, hosted by Johnny Carson, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
- April 12 – Palestinian gunmen take Israeli Bus Number 300 hostage. Israeli special forces storm the bus, freeing the hostages (1 hostage, 2 hijackers killed).
- April 13 – India launches Operation Meghdoot, as most of the Siachen Glacier in Kashmir comes under Indian control.
- April 15 – British comedian Tommy Cooper suffers a massive heart attack and dies while live on TV.
- April 17 – WPC Yvonne Fletcher is shot and killed by a secluded gunman leading to a police siege of the Libyan Embassy in London.
- April 19 – Advance Australia Fair is proclaimed as Australia's national anthem, and green and gold as the national colours.
- April 25 – The term of Sultan Ahmad Shah as the 7th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia ends.
- April 26 – Sultan Iskandar, Sultan of Johor, becomes the 8th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.
- May 2 – The Liverpool International Garden Festival opens in Liverpool.
- May 5 – The Herreys win the Eurovision Song Contest 1984 for Sweden, with the song Diggi-Loo, Diggi-Ley.
- May 8
- May 11 – A transit of Earth from Mars takes place.
- May 12 – The Louisiana World's Fair opens.
- May 14 – The one dollar coin is introduced in Australia.
- May 23 – Methane gas explosion at Abbeystead water treatment works in Lancashire, England kills 16 people.
- May 27 – An overnight flash flood rages through neighborhoods in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nearly 15 inches of rain falls in some areas over a four-hour period. 14 people are killed.
- May 31 – Mecklenburg Correctional Center - 6 inmates - including James and Linwood Briley escape from a death row facility, the first and only occasion this has ever happened in the US.
- June 1 – William M. Gibbons is released as receiver and trustee of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific railroad, after all of its debts and creditors are paid off by order of a federal bankruptcy court.
- June 5 – The Indian government begins Operation Blue Star, the planned attack on the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
- June 6 – Indian troops storm the Golden Temple at Amritsar, the Sikhs' holiest shrine, killing an estimated 2,000 people.
- June 8 – A deadly F5 tornado nearly destroys the town of Barneveld, Wisconsin, killing 9 people, injuring nearly 200, and causing over $25,000,000 in damage.
- June 20 – The biggest exam shake-up in the British education system in over 10 years is announced, with O-level and CSE exams to be replaced by a new exam, the GCSE.
- June 22
- The official name of the Turkish city Urfa is changed into Şanlıurfa.
- Virgin Atlantic Airways makes its inaugural flight.
- June 27 – France beats Spain 2–0 to win the Euro 84.
- June 28 – Richard Ramírez, aka the "Night Stalker," murders his first confirmed victim.
- June 30 – John Napier Turner becomes Canada's 17th Prime Minister.
- July 13 – Terry Wallis, a nineteen-year old living in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas falls into a deep coma after a severe automobile accident. He would eventually awaken nineteen years later on June 13, 2003.
- July 14 – New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon calls a snap election and is heavily defeated by opposition Labour leader David Lange.
- July 18
- Beverly Lynn Burns becomes the first woman Boeing 747 captain in the world.
- In San Ysidro, California, 41-year-old James Oliver Huberty sprays a McDonald's restaurant with gunfire, killing 21 people before being shot and killed.
- July 23 – Vanessa Lynn Williams becomes the first Miss America to resign when she surrenders her crown, after nude photos of her appear in Penthouse magazine.
- July 25 – Salyut 7: Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk.
- July 28–August 12 – The 1984 Summer Olympics are held in Los Angeles, California.
- August 1 – Australian banks are deregulated.
- August 4 – The African republic Upper Volta changes its name to Burkina Faso.
- August 11 – United States President Ronald Reagan, during a voice check for a radio broadcast remarks, "My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes".
- August 16 – John De Lorean is acquitted of all 8 charges of possessing and distributing cocaine.
- August 17 – Peru recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- August 21 – Half a million people in Manila demonstrate against the regime of Ferdinand Marcos.
- August 28 – Josef Fritzl drugs and incarcerates his daughter Elisabeth in a secret cellar, in Amstetten, Austria; she was released only after 24 years of sexual abuse and mental ordeal.
- August 30 – STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage.
- September 2 – Seven people are shot and killed and 12 wounded in the Milperra massacre, a shootout between the rival motorcycle gangs Bandidos and Comancheros in Sydney.
- September 4
- The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, led by Brian Mulroney, wins 211 seats in the House of Commons, forming the largest majority government in Canadian history.
- The Sandinista Front wins the Nicaraguan general elections.
- September 5
- September 14 – P. W. Botha is inaugurated as the first executive State President of South Africa.
- September 17 – Brian Mulroney is sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada.
- September 18 – Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic, solo, in a hot air balloon.
- September 20 – Hezbollah car-bombs the U.S. Embassy annex in Beirut, killing 22 people.
- September 26 – The United Kingdom and the People's Republic of China sign the initial agreement to return Hong Kong to China in 1997.
- October 4 – Tim Macartney-Snape and Greg Mortimer become the first Australians to summit Mount Everest.
- October 5 – STS-41-G: Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.
- October 11 – Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.
- October 12 – The Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) attempts to assassinate Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the British Cabinet in the Brighton hotel bombing.
- October 19 – Polish secret police kidnap Jerzy Popiełuszko, a Catholic priest who supports the Solidarity movement. His dead body is found in a reservoir 11 days later on October 30.
- October 23 – The world learns from moving BBC News TV reports that a famine is plaguing Ethiopia, where thousands of people have already died of starvation due to a famine and as many as 10,000,000 more lives are at risk. 
- October 25 – The European Economic Community makes £1.8 million available to help combat the Ethiopian famine. 
- October 31 – Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by her 2 Sikh security guards. Anti-Sikh riots break out, leaving 10,000 to 20,000 sikhs dead in New Delhi and surrounding areas with majority populations of Hindus. Rajiv Gandhi becomes prime minister of India.
- November 6 – United States presidential election, 1984: Ronald Reagan defeats Walter F. Mondale with 59% of the popular vote, the highest since Richard Nixon's 61% victory in 1972. Reagan carries 49 states in the electoral college; Mondale wins only his home state of Minnesota by a mere 3,761 vote margin and the District of Columbia.
- November 9 – Cesar Chavez delivers his speech, "What The Future Holds For Farm Workers And Hispanics", at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.
- November 14 – Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
- November 19 – A series of explosions at the PEMEX Petroleum Storage Facility at San Juan Ixhuatepec, in Mexico City, ignites a major fire and kills about 500 people.
- November 25
- November 28 – Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.
- November 30 – The Tamil Tigers begin the purge of the Sinhalese from North and East Sri Lanka; 127 are killed.
- 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.
- December 1 – Controlled Impact Demonstration: NASA crashes a remote controlled Boeing 720.
- December 2 – Bob Hawke's government is re-elected in Australia with a reduced majority.
- December 3
- Bhopal Disaster: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, kills more than 8,000 people outright and injures over half a million (with more later dying from their injuries the death toll is now 23,000+) in the worst industrial disaster in history.
- British Telecom is privatised.
- December 4 – Hezbollah militants hijack a Kuwait Airlines plane and kill 4 passengers.
- December 14 – Nigeria recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- December 19 – The People's Republic of China and United Kingdom sign the Sino-British Joint Declaration on the future of Hong Kong.
- December 22
- Four African-American youths (Barry Allen, Troy Canty, James Ramseur, and Darrell Cabey) board an express train in The Bronx borough of New York City. They attempt to rob Bernhard Goetz, who shoots them. The event starts a national debate about urban crime in the United States.
- In Malta, Prime Minister Dom Mintoff resigns.
- December 28 – A Soviet cruise missile plunges into Inarinjärvi lake in Finnish Lapland. Finnish authorities announce the fact in public on January 3, 1985.
- Famine in Ethiopia begins and kills a million people by the end of 1984. (1984 Famine in Ethiopia).
- Crack, a smokeable form of cocaine, is first introduced into the Los Angeles area and soon spreads across the United States in what becomes known as the Crack Epidemic.
- January 1 – Michael Witt, Australian rugby league player
- January 2 - Kristen Hager, Canadian film and television actress
- January 8
- Jeff Francoeur, American baseball player
- Steven Kanumba, Tanzanian actor and director (d. 2012)
- January 10 – Marouane Chamakh, Moroccan football player
- January 12 – Scott Olsen, American baseball player
- January 13
- Eleni Ioannou, Greek martial artist (d. 2004)
- Nathaniel Motte, American songwriter, performer, singer, music producer, film composer, instrumentalist, and playwright (3OH!3)
- January 15
- Megan Quann, American swimmer
- Victor Rasuk, American actor
- January 16 – Craig Beattie, Scottish footballer
- January 17
- Sophie Dee, American pornographic actress
- Cassie Hager, American basketball player
- Calvin Harris, Scottish singer-songwriter
- January 18 – Seung-hui Cho, Korean-born American Virginia Tech massacre gunman (d. 2007)
- January 19
- Thomas Vanek, Austrian Hockey player
- Trent Cutler, Australian rugby league player
- Zakia Mrisho Mohamed, Tanzanian long distance runner
- January 20
- Toni Gonzaga, Filipina actress and singer
- Olivia Hallinan, English actress
- January 21 – Richard Gutierrez, Filipino actor
- January 22 – Raica Oliveira, Brazilian supermodel
- January 23 – Arjen Robben, Dutch footballer
- January 24 – Witold Kiełtyka, Polish musician (d. 2007)
- January 25
- Robinho, Brazilian footballer
- Stefan Kiessling, German football player
- January 26 – Luo Xuejuan, Chinese swimmer
- January 27 - Davetta Sherwood, American actress and musician
- January 28 – Andre Iguodala, American basketball player
- January 29
- Nuno Morais, Portuguese footballer
- Natalie du Toit, South African swimmer
- January 30
- Chad Power, American actor
- Kid Cudi, American hip hop artist
- Xi Zhang, Chinese contemporary artist
- February 1
- Lee Thompson Young, American actor
- Darren Fletcher, Scottish football player
- February 3 – Kim Joon, South Korean rapper, actor, and model
- February 4 – Mauricio Pinilla, Chilean footballer
- February 5
- Nate Salley, American football player
- Carlos Tévez, Argentinian football player
- February 6 – Darren Bent, English footballer
- February 9
- Han Geng, Chinese singer in Korea (Super Junior)
- Logan Bartholomew, American actor
- February 10 – Kim Hyo Jin, Korean actress
- February 11 - Aubrey O'Day, American singer and actress
- February 14 - Robbie Jones, American television and film actor
- February 15 – Dorota Rabczewska, Polish singer and model
- February 16 – Oussama Mellouli, Tunisian swimmer
- February 17 – AB de Villiers, South African Cricketer
- February 18 – Genelle Williams, Canadian actress
- February 20 – Ben Lovejoy, American hockey player
- February 21
- Karina, Japanese model and actress
- Damien Molony, Irish television actor
- February 22 - Tommy Bowe, Irish rugby union footballer
- February 25
- Filip Šebo, Slovak footballer
- Xing Huina, Chinese athlete
- February 26
- Beren Saat, Turkish actress
- Emmanuel Adebayor, Togoleise footballer
- February 28 – Karolína Kurková, Czech model
- February 29
- Alicia Hollowell, American softball pitcher
- Cullen Jones, American swimmer
- March 1
- Naima Mora, winner of America's Next Top Model cycle 4
- Claudio Bieler, Argentinian football player
- March 3 – Hayley Marie Norman, American actress and model
- March 4
- Tamir Cohen, Israeli footballer
- Ai Iwamura, Japanese actress
- Zak Whitbread, American soccer player
- March 7
- Dani Woodward, American porn star
- Brandon T. Jackson, American stand-up comedian, actor and rapper
- March 8
- Ross Taylor, New Zealand cricketer
- Nora Jane Noone, Irish actress
- March 9 – Julia Mancuso, US Olympic medalist
- March 10 – Olivia Wilde, American actress
- March 12 - Jaimie Alexander, American actress
- March 16
- Michael Ennis, Australian rugby league player
- Hosea Gear, New Zealand Rugby Union player
- March 20
- Fernando Torres, Spanish football player
- Nomura Yuka, Japanese actress
- Christy Carlson Romano, American stage and film actress
- March 21 - Kerry Bishé, American model, actress and reality television star
- March 24
- Chris Bosh, American basketball player
- Park Bom, Korean singer
- March 25 – Katharine McPhee, American Idol finalist
- March 26
- Stéphanie Lapointe, Canadian singer
- Sara Jean Underwood, American model
- March 28 – Nikki Sanderson, English actress
- March 30
- Anna Nalick, American singer
- Samantha Stosur, Australian tennis player
- April 2 - Shawn Roberts, Canadian actor
- April 3 – Allana Slater, Australian gymnast
- April 4 – Sean May, American basketball player
- April 5 – Marshall Allman, American actor
- April 7 – Alex Smith, American football player
- April 8
- Júlia Liptáková, Slovak model
- Kirsten Storms, American actress
- April 9
- Adam Loewen, Canadian pitcher
- Linda Chung, Canadian TVB actress and singer
- April 10
- Mandy Moore, American singer and actress
- Cara DeLizia, American actress
- Natasha Melnick, American television and film actress
- April 11 - Kelli Garner, American actress
- April 13 – Kris Britt, Australian cricketer
- April 14 – Kyle Coetzer, Scottish cricketer
- April 16 - Claire Foy, English actress
- April 17 - Rosanna Davison, Irish model
- April 18 – America Ferrera, American actress
- April 19 – Lee Da Hae, South Korean actress
- April 20
- John Jairo Castillo, Colombian football player
- Tyson Griffin, American MMA fighter
- Nelson Evora, Portuguese athlete
- April 22
- Michelle Ryan, English actress
- Amelle Berrabah, British singer (Sugababes)
- Breanne Benson, Albanian pornographic actress
- April 23 – Alexandra Kosteniuk, Russian chess player
- April 24 – Tyson Ritter, American singer/songwriter (The All-American Rejects)
- April 25 – Melonie Diaz, American actress
- April 26 - Brett Novek, American male fashion model and actor
- April 27 – Patrick Stump, American singer (Fall Out Boy)
- April 29
- Taylor Cole, American actress and model
- Lina Krasnoroutskaya, Russian tennis player and commentator
- Pham Van Quyen, Vietnamese footballer
- May 1
- Alexander Farnerud, Swedish footballer
- Keiichiro Koyama, Japanese singer (NEWS) and actor
- Kerry Bishé, American actress
- May 3 – Cheryl Burke, American professional dancer
- May 4 – Little Boots, English pop singer
- May 8 – Martin Compston, Scottish actor and former professional footballer
- May 11 – Andrés Iniesta, Spanish footballer
- May 12 – Junie Browning, American MMA fighter
- May 14
- Michael Rensing, German footballer
- Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook
- Gary Ablett Jr., Australian rules footballer
- May 17
- Christine Robinson, Canadian water polo player
- Andreas Kofler, Austrian ski jumper
- May 20 – Naturi Naughton, American singer and actress
- May 21 - Jackson Pearce, American novelist
- May 23 – Sam Milby, Filipino-American actor, host, singer and model
- May 24 – Sarah Hagan, American actress
- May 25
- Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir, "Miss Iceland", crowned Miss World in 2005
- Kyle Brodziak, Canadian ice hockey player
- Nikolai Pokotylo, Russian singer
- Marion Raven, Norwegian singer-songwriter, former child actress
- May 27 – Darin Brooks, American actor
- May 29
- Kaycee Stroh, American actress
- Carmelo Anthony, American basketball player
- May 31
- Jason Smith, Australian actor
- Milorad Čavić, Serbian swimmer
- June 1
- Oliver Tielemans, Dutch race-car driver
- Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar, Mongolian judoka
- Taylor Handley, American actor
- June 4
- Rainie Yang, Taiwanese singer
- Jillian Murray, American Actress
- June 7 – Ari Koivunen, Finnish singer
- June 8
- Todd Boeckman, American football player
- Andrea Casiraghi, Prince of Monaco
- Javier Mascherano, Argentinian footballer
- Torrey DeVitto, American actress and former fashion model
- June 9 – Wesley Sneijder, Dutch footballer
- June 11 – Vágner Love, Brazilian footballer
- June 13 – Bérengère Schuh, French archer
- June 14 - Yury Prilukov, Russian swimmer
- June 15 – Tim Lincecum, American baseball player
- June 16
- Rick Nash, Canadian hockey player
- Emiri Miyasaka, Japanese model
- June 17 – John Gallagher Jr., American actor, singer and dancer
- June 19 - Paul Dano, American actor and producer
- June 23 – Duffy, Welsh singer
- June 24 – J. J. Redick, American basketball player
- June 25
- Lauren Bush-Lauren, American model
- Indigo (actress), American television and voice actress
- June 26
- Raymond Felton, American basketball player
- Lauren Harris, British vocalist
- Aubrey Plaza, American actress
- June 27
- Emma Lahana, New Zealand actress
- Khloé Kardashian, Television personality
- June 29 – Chris Egan, Australian actor
- June 30 – Fantasia Barrino, American singer
- July 1 – Donald Thomas, Bahamian high jumper
- July 2 – Vanessa Lee Chester, American television and film actress
- July 3
- Corey Sevier, Canadian actor
- Syed Rasel, Bangladeshi cricketer
- Manny Lawson, American Football player
- July 4 – Jin Akanishi, Japanese singer (KAT-TUN) and actor
- July 5 - Danay García, Cuban film actress
- July 6
- Lauren Harris, English singer
- D. Woods, American R&B singer, dancer, and actress
- July 7 - Mohammad Ashraful, Bangladeshi cricketer
- July 9
- LA Tenorio, Filipino professional basketball player
- Hanna R. Hall, American actress
- Caroline D'Amore, American model, and actress
- July 11
- Tanith Belbin, Canadian figure skater
- Joe Pavelski, American hockey player
- Rachael Taylor, Australian actress
- July 12
- Gareth Gates, English singer
- Amanda Hocking, American fantasy novelist
- Michael McGovern, Northern Irish footballer
- July 16 – Katrina Kaif, Indian actress and model
- July 17 – Asami Kimura, Japanese singer
- July 18
- Lee Barnard, English footballer
- Josh Harding, Canadian hockey player
- July 19
- Lasse Gjertsen, Norwegian videographer
- Diana Mocanu, Romanian swimmer
- Alessandra De Rossi, Italian-Filipina actress
- July 21 – Paul Davis, American basketball player
- July 23
- Brandon Roy, National Basketball Association player
- Celeste Thorson, Asian American actress, model
- July 24 – Tyler Kyte, Canadian actor/singer
- July 26 – Kyriakos Ioannou, Cypriot high jumper
- July 27
- Taylor Schilling, American actress
- Antoine Bethea, professional American football
- July 28 - Zach Parise, American hockey player
- July 29 – Todd Bosley, American actor
- July 30
- Anna Bessonova, Ukrainian rhythmic gymnast
- Gabrielle Christian, American actress
- August 1 – Bastian Schweinsteiger, German football player
- August 2 – Brandon Browner, National Football League player
- August 3
- Carah Faye Charnow, American singer for the band Shiny Toy Guns
- Kyle Schmid, Canadian actor
- August 6 – Marco Airosa, Angolan footballer
- August 10
- Ryan Eggold, American film and television actor
- Mariel Rodriguez, Filipina actress & model
- August 11 - Melky Cabrera, Major League Baseball outfielder for the Kansas City Royals
- August 12
- Yua Aida, Japanese model and pornographic actress
- Marian Rivera, Filipina actress
- Sherone Simpson, Jamaican athlete
- August 13 - James Morrison, English singer/songwriter and guitarist
- August 14
- Clay Buchholz, Major League Baseball Pitcher
- Robin Söderling, Swedish tennis player
- August 15 - Quinton Aaron, American actor
- August 17 – Garrett Wolfe, American pro football player
- August 19 – Micah Alberti, American model and actor
- August 20
- Mirai Moriyama, Japanese actor
- Tsokye Karchung, Bhutanese beauty queen, Miss Bhutan 2008
- August 21
- Alizée Jacotey, French singer
- Melissa Schuman, American singer and actress
- August 22 – Lee Camp, English footballer
- August 23 - Glen Johnson, English footballer
- August 24
- Kyle Schmid, Canadian actor
- Charlie Villanueva, American basketball player
- Yesung, Korean singer (Super Junior)
- August 25 – Alvin Banks, American football player
- August 27 – Josh Duhon, American actor
- August 28
- Him Law, Hong Kong actor
- Sarah Roemer, American model and actress
- August 31
- Ryan Kesler, American ice hockey player
- Charl Schwartzel, South African golfer
- September 2 – Danson Tang, Taiwanese actor, model, and singer
- September 3 – Garrett Hedlund, American actor
- September 5 – Trey Hill, Grammy-nominated musician
- September 6 – Orsi Kocsis, Hungarian model
- September 7
- Farveez Maharoof, Sri Lankan cricketer
- Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player
- Kate Lang Johnson, American actress and model
- September 10 – Luke Treadaway, English actor
- September 12 – September, Swedish singer and songwriter
- September 14
- Adam Lamberg, American actor
- Ayushmann Khurrana, Indian actor
- September 15 – Prince Harry of Wales, British Prince and son of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales
- September 16
- Sabrina Bryan, American actress and singer
- Katie Melua, Georgian singer
- September 18
- Jack Carpenter, American actor
- Dizzee Rascal, English rapper
- September 19 – Kevin Zegers, Canadian actor
- September 20
- Brian Joubert, French figure skater
- Holly Weber, American actress and model
- September 21 - Dwayne Bowe, American football
- September 22
- Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress
- Laura Vandervoort, Canadian actress
- MyAnna Buring, Swedish actress
- September 23
- Anneliese van der Pol, Dutch-born actress
- Gabrielle Christian, American television and film actress and model
- Kate French, American television and film actress and model
- September 25
- Rashad McCants, National Basketball Association player
- Annabelle Wallis, English actress
- Zach Woods, American actor and comedian
- September 26 – Keisha Buchanan, British singer (Sugababes)
- September 27
- Avril Lavigne, Canadian singer
- Abhinav Shukla, Indian Television Actor
- September 28
- Melody Thornton, American singer (Pussycat Dolls)
- Helen Oyeyemi, British novelist
- September 30 – Megan Ewing, American model
- October 1 – Matt Cain, American baseball player
- October 2
- John Morris, American actor
- Marion Bartoli, French professional tennis player
- October 3
- Chris Marquette, American actor
- Ashlee Simpson, American singer and actress
- Anthony Le Tallec, French footballer
- Yoon Eun Hye, Korean singer, model, actress and entertainer
- Jessica Parker Kennedy, Canadian actress
- October 4
- Lena Katina, Russian singer
- Álvaro Parente, Portuguese racing driver
- Dana Davis, American actress
- October 5 – Glenn McMillan, Brazilian-Australian actor
- October 6 – Joanna Pacitti, American singer
- October 7 – Ikuta Toma, Japanese drama actor
- October 10
- Chiaki Kuriyama, Japanese actress
- Steve Turner, Australian rugby league player
- October 11 – Jane Zhang,Chinese singer
- October 12 – Emmanuel Kipchirchir Mutai, Kenyan long-distance runner
- October 13 – Kathrin Fricke, German web- and video-artist, known as Coldmirror
- October 14 – Santino Quaranta, American soccer player
- October 15 – Chris Olivero, American actor
- October 16
- Ben Smith, Australian rugby league player
- Shayne Ward, British singer
- October 17
- Chris Lowell, American actor
- Randall Munroe, American programmer and webcomic artist
- October 18
- Holly Dunaway, American female boxer
- Lindsey Vonn, American alpine skier
- October 19 – Kaio Almeida, Brazilian swimmer
- October 21 – Marvin Mitchell, American football player
- October 23 – Meghan McCain, Author and Daughter of Senator John McCain
- October 24 - Emily Barclay, English-born New Zealand AFI award winning actress
- October 25
- Sara Lumholdt, Swedish singer
- Katy Perry, American singer and actress
- October 26 – Sasha Cohen, American figure skater
- October 27
- Kelly Osbourne, English singer
- Brady Quinn, American football player
- Irfan Pathan, Indian cricketer
- October 28 – Obafemi Martins, Nigerian footballer
- October 29 – Eric Staal, Canadian hockey player
- October 30 – Eva Marcille, American model
- October 31
- Scott Clifton, American actor, musician, and video blogger
- Nicole Rash, American model
- November 4 – Dustin Brown, American hockey player
- November 7 – Amelia Vega, Miss Universe 2003, from the Dominican Republic
- November 8 – Steven Webb, English actor
- November 9
- Beatrice Bofia, Cameroonian-American basketball player
- Delta Goodrem, Australian actress and singer
- November 12
- Yan Zi, Chinese tennis player
- Sandara Park, South Korean girl-group member
- November 17 – Park Han-byul, South Korean actress
- November 21
- Lindsey Haun, American actress
- Jena Malone, American actress
- November 22 – Scarlett Johansson, American actress
- November 24
- Koo Hye Sun, South Korean actress
- Maria Riesch, German alpine skier
- Trey Songz, American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor
- November 25
- Ian Lacey, Australian rugby league player
- Gaspard Ulliel, French actor
- November 28
- Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor
- Mary Elizabeth Winstead, American actress
- Andrew Bogut, Australian basketball player
- Marc-André Fleury, Canadian hockey player
- Trey Songz, American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor
- November 29 – Sitti Navarro, Philippine bossa nova artist
- November 30 – Alan Hutton, Scottish professional footballer
- December 4
- Lauren London, American actress and model
- Lindsay Felton, American actress
- December 7 – Robert Kubica, Polish Formula One racing driver
- December 8 – Jennifer Grassman, American recording artist and journalist
- December 11 - Xosha Roquemore, American actress
- December 12 – Daniel Agger, Danish football (soccer) player
- December 14
- Chris Brunt, Northern Irish footballer
- Jackson Rathbone, American actor and singer
- December 15
- Yu Fengtong, Chinese speed skater
- Martin Škrtel, Slovakian footballer
- December 16 – Laura More (Muncey), British singer
- December 17
- Asuka Fukuda, Japanese singer
- Shannon Marie Woodward, American actress
- Christina DeRosa, American actress
- Tennessee Thomas, British-born American drummer and actor
- December 18 – Tiffany Mulheron, Scottish actress
- December 20 – David Tavaré, Spanish singer
- December 21 – Jackson Rathbone, American actor
- December 22 – Jonas Altberg, Swedish Eurodance/Techno singer
- December 23 – Alison Sudol, American singer/songwriter and pianist known professionally as A Fine Frenzy
- December 25
- Jessica Origliasso, Australian singer-songwriter, actress and fashion designer
- Lisa Origliasso, Australian singer-songwriter, actress and fashion designer
- December 26 - Jennifer Sipes, American actress and model
- December 27
- Tye'sha Fluker, American basketball player
- Rocío Guirao Díaz, Argentinian model
- December 28
- Martin Kaymer, German golfer
- Festus, American professional wrestler
- December 30 – LeBron James, American basketball player
- January 1 – Alexis Korner, British blues musician and broadcaster (b. 1928)
- January 6 – Ernest Laszlo, Hungarian-American cinematographer (b. 1898)
- January 7 – Alfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
- January 11 – Jack La Rue, American actor (b. 1902)
- January 14
- January 17 - George Rigaud, Argentinian actor (b. 1905)
- January 20 – Johnny Weissmuller, Austrian-born swimmer and actor (b. 1904)
- January 21 – Jackie Wilson, American singer (b. 1934)
- January 22 – Sir Count Michael Gonzi, Archbishop of Malta and past politician (b. 1885)
- January 29 – Frances Goodrich, American screenwriter (b. 1890)
- January 30 – Luke Kelly, Irish folk singer (b. 1940)
- February 8 – Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (b. 1903)
- February 9 – Yuri Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (b. 1914)
- February 10 – David Von Erich, American professional wrestler (b. 1958)
- February 11 – John Comer, English actor (b. 1924)
- February 12
- February 13 – Naomi Uemura, Japanese adventurer (b. 1941)
- February 15 – Ethel Merman, American singer and actress (b. 1908)
- February 21 – Michail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov, Russian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
- February 22
- March 1 – Jackie Coogan, American actor (b. 1914)
- March 5
- March 6 – Henry Wilcoxon, British actor (b. 1905)
- March 10 – June Marlowe, American actress (b. 1903)
- March 12 – Arnold Ridley, English playwright and actor (b. 1896)
- March 16 – John Hoagland, American photographer (b. 1947)
- March 18
- March 24 – Sam Jaffe, American actor (b. 1891)
- March 26 – Ahmed Sékou Touré, president of Guinea (b. 1922)
- March 31 – Jack Howarth, English actor (b. 1896)
- April 1
- April 5 – Arthur "Bomber" Harris, British air marshall. (b. 1892)
- April 8 – Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1894)
- April 11 – Edgar V. Saks, Estonian statesman and historian (b. 1910)
- April 15
- April 17 – Mark W. Clark, American general (b. 1896)
- April 20 – Hristo Prodanov, Bulgarian mountaineer (b. 1943)
- April 22 – Ansel Adams, American photographer (b. 1902)
- April 26
- May 2 – Jack Barry, American television host and producer (b. 1918)
- May 4 – Diana Dors, English actress (b. 1931)
- May 6 – Mary Cain, Mississippi newspaper editor and politician (b. 1904)
- May 8 – Lila Wallace, American publisher (b. 1889)
- May 16
- May 19 – John Betjeman, English poet (b. 1906)
- May 21
- May 22 – John Marley, American actor (b. 1907)
- May 24 – Vincent J. McMahon, professional wrestling promoter WWF (b. 1914)
- May 28 – Eric Morecambe, British comedian (b. 1926)
- June 6 – Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Sikh theologian, Most powerful Sikh leader of the 20th century (b. 1947)
- June 11 – Enrico Berlinguer, Italian Communist politician (b. 1922)
- June 13 – António Variações, Portuguese singer (b. 1944)
- June 15 – Meredith Willson, American composer (b. 1902)
- June 17 – Chet Allen, American actor (b. 1939)
- June 18 – Alan Berg, American talk radio host (murdered) (b. 1934)
- June 19 – Lee Krasner, American painter (b. 1908)
- June 20 – Estelle Winwood, English actress (b. 1883)
- June 22 – Joseph Losey, American film director (b. 1909)
- June 24 – William Keighley, American film director (b. 1889)
- June 25 – Michel Foucault, French philosopher (b. 1926)
- June 26 – Carl Foreman, American screenwriter (b. 1914)
- June 28 – Yigael Yadin, Israeli archeologist, politician and Military Chief of Staff (b. 1917)
- June 30
- July 1 – Moshé Feldenkrais, Ukrainian founder of the Feldenkrais Method (b. 1904)
- July 4 – Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (b. 1949)
- July 7 – Flora Robson, English actress (b. 1902)
- July 8 – Brassaï, Hungarian-born photographer (b. 1899)
- July 14 – Philippe Wynne, American musician (b. 1941)
- July 17 – Karl Wolff, German Nazi SS Officer (b. 1900)
- July 19 - Harry Stockwell, American actor and singer (b. 1902)
- July 24 – Armando Morales Barillas, Nicaraguan guitarist (b. 1936)
- July 25 – Big Mama Thornton, American singer (b. 1926)
- July 26
- July 27 – James Mason, British actor (b. 1909)
- July 28 – Bess Flowers, American actress (b. 1898)
- July 29 – Fred Waring, American bandleader (b. 1900)
- August 2 – Quirino Cristiani, Argentine animated film director (b. 1896)
- August 4 – Mary Miles Minter, American actress (b. 1902)
- August 5 – Richard Burton, Welsh actor (b. 1925)
- August 8 – Richard Deacon, American actor (b. 1921)
- August 11
- August 12 – Christine Hargreaves, English actress (b. 1939)
- August 13
- August 14 – J. B. Priestley, English novelist and playwright (b. 1894)
- August 25
- August 27 – Bernard Youens, English actor (b. 1914)
- August 29 – Mohammed Naguib, 1st President of Egypt (b. 1901)
- September 3 – Arthur Schwartz, American composer (b. 1900)
- September 5 – Adam Malik, 3rd Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1917)
- September 6 – Ernest Tubb, American singer (b. 1914)
- September 8 – Frank Lowson English Test Cricketer 1951–1955 (b.1925)
- September 14
- September 17 – Richard Basehart, American actor (b. 1914)
- September 20 – Steve Goodman, American folk musician and songwriter (b. 1948)
- September 24 – Neil Hamilton, American actor (b. 1899)
- September 25 – Walter Pidgeon, Canadian actor (b. 1897)
- September 27 – Toke Townley, English actor (b. 1912)
- October 5 – Leonard Rossiter, British actor (b. 1926)
- October 12 – Sir Anthony Berry, British politician (bombing) (b. 1925)
- October 14 – Martin Ryle, English radio astronomer, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (b. 1918)
- October 16 – Peggy Ann Garner, American actress (b. 1932)
- October 18 – Jon-Erik Hexum, American actor (b. 1957)
- October 20
- October 21 – François Truffaut, French film director (b. 1932)
- October 23
- October 24 – Walter Woolf King, American singer and actor (b. 1899)
- October 30 – June Duprez, English actress (b. 1918)
- October 31 – Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India (assassinated) (b. 1917)
- November 6 – Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist and dramatist (b. 1929)
- November 14 – Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician (assassinated) (b. 1916)
- November 16
- November 18 – Mary Hamman, American writer and editor, modern living editor LIFE and editor in chief Bride & Home (b. 1907)
- December 1 – Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (b. 1911)
- December 8 – Luther Adler, American actor (b. 1903)
- December 11
- December 14 – Vicente Aleixandre, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)
- December 15 – Jan Peerce, American tenor (b. 1904)
- December 16 – J. Roderick MacArthur, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1920)
- December 20 – Gonzalo Márquez, Venezuelan Major League Baseball player (b. 1946)
- December 24 – Peter Lawford, English actor (b. 1923)
- December 28 – Sam Peckinpah, American film director (b. 1925)
- December 29 – Leo Robin, American composer (b. 1900)
- Physics – Carlo Rubbia, Simon van der Meer
- Chemistry – Robert Bruce Merrifield
- Medicine – Niels Kaj Jerne, Georges J.F. Köhler, César Milstein
- Literature – Jaroslav Seifert
- Peace – Bishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu
- Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel – Richard Stone
- Rev. Michael Bourdeaux, founder of the Keston Institute
- ^ "United States-Vatican Diplomatic Relations: The Past and The Future". The Ambassadors REVIEW. Council of American Ambassadors. Spring 2001. http://www.americanambassadors.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Publications.article&articleid=44. Retrieved November 17, 2011. "On January 10, 1984, when President Reagan announced the establishment of formal diplomatic relations with the Holy See, he appointed William A. Wilson, who had been serving as his personal representative to the Pope, as the first US Ambassador..."
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17 children were born to the 24 women born in 1984
97 people died in 1984
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|James Norwich Arbuthnot (1952)||Emma Louise Broadbent (1959)|
|Louise Victoria Arbuthnot (1954)||David Bernard Lancaster (1954)|
|Gale Boyd 'Bud' Beccue (1922-2007)||Shirley Mae Anderson (1925-1983)+ Irene Jane Stern (1927-2007)|
|Kenneth Birtwistle (1928-1992)||Joyce Bramley (1924-1998)|
|Leonello Brandolini d'Adda (1950-)||Maria Sala (c1955-)|
|Márta Bánffy de Losoncz (1965)||István Pázmány (c1962)|
|Augustus Cass Canfield (1897-1986)||Katherine Temple Emmet (1899-)+Jane Sage White (-1984)+Joan H. King (c1900-)|
|Mona Lee Crosier (1960-)||Salvatore Dominic LaRusso|
|James Robert Duggar (1965)||Michelle Annette Ruark (1966)|
|Reginald Kenneth Dwight (1947)||Renate Ruth Margot Blauel (1953)|
|Anita Fuglesang (c1940)||Michael Howard, 21st Earl of Suffolk (1935)+Charles Stanhope, 12th Earl of Harrington (1945)|
|Katalin Fáy (1954)||Hans Peter Irsch (1942)|
|Mariel Hadley Hemingway (1961)||Stephen Crisman (-)|
|James Franklin Hyneman (1956-)||Eileen Walsh|
|Hans Peter Irsch (1942)||Katalin Fáy (1954)|
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