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1984 Historical Events

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40th President:
Ronald Reagan

Served from January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989 (8 years)
World Series Winner:
Baltimore Orioles (AL)

Defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (NL) with a record of 4-1
Super Bowl XVIII Winner:
Los Angeles Raiders

Defeated the Washington Redskins with a score of 38-9
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
Peter Ueberroth

From USA
Soviet Union withdraws from summer Olympic games in US, and other bloc nations follow
(May 7, 1984)


For 1984 movies, Ghostbusters came out on top. It grossed over $238,632,124 to make it the most popular movie of 1984. Among 1984 TV shows, Dallas was the most popular for the year.


Top Movies from 1984

  • Ghost Busters
  • Beverly Hills Cop
  • Indiana Jones
  • Gremlins
  • The Karate Kid
  • Police Academy
  • Footloose
  • Romancing the Stone

Top Songs from 1984

  • When Doves Cry, Prince
  • What's Love Got To Do With It, Tina Turner
  • Say Say Say, Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson
  • Footloose, Kenny Loggins
  • Against All Odds, Phil Collins
  • Jump, Van Halen
  • Hello, Lionel Richie
  • Owner Of A Lonely Heart, Yes

Billboard Top Songs from 1984

All of the 1984 hits below topped the 1984 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1984 top songs?

1.PrinceWhen Doves Cry
2.Tina TurnerWhat's Love Got To Do With It
3.Paul McCartney and Michael JacksonSay Say Say
4.Kenny LogginsFootloose
5.Phil CollinsAgainst All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
6.Van HalenJump
7.Lionel RichieHello
8.YesOwner Of A Lonely Heart
9.Ray Parker Jr.Ghostbusters
10.Culture ClubKarma Chameleon
11.John WaiteMissing You
12.Lionel RichieAll Night Long (All Night)
13.Deniece WilliamsLet's Hear It For The Boy
14.Bruce SpringsteenDancing In The Dark
15.Cyndi LauperGirls Just Want To Have Fun
16.Duran DuranThe Reflex
17.Cyndi LauperTime After Time
18.Pointer SistersJump (For My Love)
19.RomanticsTalking In Your Sleep
20.Laura BraniganSelf Control
21.Prince and The RevolutionLet's Go Crazy
22.Daryl Hall and John OatesSay It Isn't So
23.Thompson TwinsHold Me Now
24.Kool and The GangJoanna
25.Stevie WonderI Just Called To Say I Love You
26.RockwellSomebody's Watching Me
27.Matthew WilderBreak My Stride
28.Nena99 Luftballons
29.Dan HartmanI Can Dream About You
30.Sheila E.The Glamorous Life
31.Steve PerryOh Sherrie
32.Lionel RichieStuck On You
33.Elton JohnI Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
34.Cyndi LauperShe Bop
36.Corey HartSunglasses At Night
37.Billy IdolEyes Without A Face
38.EurythmicsHere Comes The Rain Again
39.Billy JoelUptown Girl
40.Night RangerSister Christian
42.Olivia Newton-JohnTwist Of Fate
43.Duran DuranUnion Of The Snake
44.Huey Lewis and The NewsThe Heart Of Rock 'N' Roll
45.ChicagoHard Habit To Break
46.ScandalThe Warrior
47.Peabo BrysonIf Ever You're In My Arms Again
48.Pointer SistersAutomatic
49.ShannonLet The Music Play
50.Julio Iglesias and Willie NelsonTo All The Girls I've Loved Before
51.Billy OceanCaribbean Queen
52.GenesisThat's All
53.Lionel RichieRunning With The Night
54.Elton JohnSad Songs (Say So Much)
55.Huey Lewis and The NewsI Want A New Drug
56.Kenny Rogers and Dolly PartonIslands In The Stream
57.Pat BenatarLove Is A Battlefield
58.Rod StewartInfatuation
59.Mike Reno and Ann WilsonAlmost Paradise
60.ZZ TopLegs
61.JacksonsState Of Shock
62.Rick SpringfieldLove Somebody
63.Culture ClubMiss Me Blind
64.Huey Lewis and The NewsIf This Is It
65.CarsYou Might Think
66.MadonnaLucky Star
67.Bruce SpringsteenCover Me
68.Quiet RiotCum On Feel The Noize
69.Irene CaraBreakdance
70.Daryl Hall and John OatesAdult Education
71.Tracy UllmanThey Don't Know
72.Billy JoelAn Innocent Man
73.BananaramaCruel Summer
74.Wang ChungDance Hall Days
75.K.C.Give It Up
76.Pointer SistersI'm So Excited
77.Ray Parker Jr.I Still Can't Get Over Loving You
78.Michael JacksonThriller
80.Ollie And JerryBreakin'... There's No Stopping Us
81.John LennonNobody Told Me
82.Culture ClubChurch Of The Poison Mind
83.Christopher CrossThink Of Laura
84.DebargeTime Will Reveal
85.PoliceWrapped Around Your Finger
86.John Cougar MellencampPink Houses
87.RattRound And Round
88.Go-Go'sHead Over Heels
89.Billy JoelThe Longest Time
90.Kool and The GangTonight
91.Christine McVieGot A Hold On Me
92.ShalamarDancing In The Sheets
93.Rolling StonesUndercover Of The Night
94.John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown BandOn The Dark Side
95.Duran DuranNew Moon On Monday
96.Peter SchillingMajor Tom (Coming Home)
98.Night RangerWhen You Close Your Eyes
99.Billy SquierRock Me Tonite
100.James Ingram and Michael McDonaldYah Mo B There

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1984


  1. Lisa
  2. Kimberly
  3. Mary
  4. Michelle
  5. Karen


  1. Michael
  2. David
  3. James
  4. John
  5. Robert

Class of 1984 Yearbook

Class of 1984 Reunion

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Class of 1984: If are part of the 1984 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit® to find old friends from the class of 1984 and reconnect with fellow class of '84 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1984 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1984, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

If you did not graduate in the class of 1984, try the Class of 1983 or the Class of 1985.