1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday 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.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1981 1982 198319841985 1986 1987

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January - June change

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January change

Alfred Kastler
Ray Kroc
Johnny Weissmuller

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Ethel Merman

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Ahmed Sékou Touré

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Marvin Gaye

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Enrico Berlinguer

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Richard Burton
Mohamed Naguib

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Walter Pidgeon

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Paul Dirac
François Truffaut
Indira Gandhi

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Peter Lawford

Movies released change

Hit songs change

  • Van Halen – Jump
  • Ray Parker, Jr. – Ghostbusters
  • Phil Collins – Against All Odds

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