• Bernie Goetz uses 4 muggers on a NYC subway train for target practice.
• Winter Olympics were in Sarajevo – The summer in Los Angles. The Soviet Union announces that it will boycott the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California
• NASA gets a new space shuttle called “Discovery”
• The last Volkswagen Rabbit rolls off the assembly line.
• US Bell System is broken up.
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
• MOVIES: “The Terminator” “Amadeus” and “Ghostbusters”.
• T.V: “Miami Vice” and “The Cosby show.”
• “Where’s the beef?” Wendy’s ad campaign that became part of our vocabulary.
• The new Apple McIntosh computer debuts.
• Guess Jeans were also a hot “must have”.
• Donald Duck turned 50.
• Indira Gandhi is assassinated.
• Johnny Weissmuller (Tarzan)
• Yuri Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
• Richard Burton
• This is the lead single from the album No Brakes.
• According to sources, Waite wrote this song about an ex-girlfriend in order to help him get over the hurt he was feeling about their break up.
• John Waite was lead vocalist for The Babys and Bad English and as a solo artist, he had several international hits.
• John Waite and “Missing You” your #1@1 from September 1984