1984

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This article is about the year 1984. For the number, see 1984 (number). For the novel by George Orwell, see Nineteen Eighty-Four. For other uses, see 1984 (disambiguation).
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1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1984th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 984th year of the 2nd millennium, the 84th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1980s decade.

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Diretas Já demonstration held in São Paulo.

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Newspaper vending machine featuring news of the 1984 Summer Olympics, which opened on July 28.

August

The launch of shuttle, Discovery, on STS-41-D, its first mission.

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November

Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Reagan/Bush (49), Blue denotes those won by Mondale/Ferraro (1+D.C.).

December

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May

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Andreas Kofler, 2010 Olympic gold medalist

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Nobel Prizes

1984 in fiction

The Transformers starts in 1984

References

  1. The New Book of Knowledge
  2. "United States-Vatican Diplomatic Relations: The Past and The Future". The Ambassadors REVIEW. Council of American Ambassadors. Spring 2001. Archived from the original on October 25, 2012. 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 Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Holy See. 
  3. "Events at the Surface of the Sun". 
  4. "Snapshot: Maradona is toast of the town after signing for Napoli". The Times. London. 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  5. "1984: Zola Budd in race trip controversy". On This Day. BBC. 1984-08-11. Archived from the original on January 23, 2008. Retrieved 2013-03-03. 
  6. "1984: Extent of Ethiopia famine revealed". BBC News. 1984-10-23. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  7. "1984: Europe grants emergency aid for Ethiopia". On This Day. BBC. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  8. "Vatican Science Panel Told By Pope: Galileo Was Right". The New York Times. 1992-11-01. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-04-12. 
  9. Band Aid – Do They Know It's Christmas? Retrieved November 17, 2011.