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Number of Records Matching Query: 70
 
MARVIN GAYE DIES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 April 1984
Description: Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (April 2, 1939 April 1, 1984), better known by his stage name Marvin Gaye
Summary: Marvin Gaye. On April 1, 1984, Gaye's father fatally shot him when Gaye intervened in an argument between his parents over misplaced business documents. Ironically, the gun had been given to his father by Marvin Jr. four months previously.

MOVIE - RHINESTONE RELEASED
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 22 June 1984
Description: The movie Rhinestone, starring Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone
Summary: The movie Rhinestone, starring Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone, is released to universally negative reviews. The much-hyped movie - about a singer's effort to transform a New York City taxicab driver into a country star within two weeks - flops, but still produces several hit singles, most notably the No. 1 hit "Tennessee Homesick Blues."

BARBARA MANDRELL - INJURED
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 11 July 1984
Description: Barbara Mandrell is seriously injured in a car accident.
Summary: Barbara Mandrell is seriously injured in a car accident. She suffers multiple injuries and takes an 18-month sabbatical from performing to recover.

MTV VIDEO AWARD
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 14 September 1984
Description: At the first MTV Video Music Awards in 1984, Madonna performed her iconic hit "Like A Virgin"
Summary: MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA), is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in music videos. The statue given to winners is an astronaut on the moon, one of the earliest representations of MTV.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1984
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 January 1984
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1984
Summary: Top Shows: 1984-1985 Season Dynasty Dallas The Cosby Show 60 Minutes Family Ties The A-Team Simon & Simon Murder, She Wrote Knots Landing (tie) Falcon Crest (tie) Crazy Like a Fox (tie) Hotel (tie) Cheers Riptide Magnum, P.I. Newhart Kate & Allie NBC Monday Night Movie Highway to Heaven Night Court

CATHERINE BRITT
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 31 December 1984
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

JESSIE BAYLIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 April 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

WHITNEY DUNCAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 3 August 1984
Description: Singer-songwriter, USA

MEREDITH EDWARDS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 March 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

LEE THOMPSON YOUNG
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 February 1984
Description: Actor, USA

DELTA GOODREM
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 9 November 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, Pianist, Australia.

FANTASIA BARRINO
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 30 June 1984
Description: Vocalist, actress, author, USA

AVRIL LAVIGNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 September 1984
Description: Violinist, USA

SABRINA BRYAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 September 1984
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Author,

THE VERONICAS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 25 December 1984
Description: Vocal Duo (Sisters), Australian

KATY PERRY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 October 1984
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

JACKSON RATHBONE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 21 December 1984
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

KATIE MELUA
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 September 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, UK

TARA SIMMONS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 22 March 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia

MARK GOODWIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 July 1984
Description: Drummer, US

MATT HUNTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 May 1984
Description: Drummer, Pianist, Guitarist, Australia

ASHLEE SIMPSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 October 1984
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

DUFFY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 June 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Wales

EMILY WILLIAMS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 September 1984
Description: Vocalist, NZ

MANDY MOORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 April 1984
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, actress and fashion designer. USA

JUNE DUPREZ
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 30 October 1984
Description: Actress, USA

DIANA DORS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 4 May 1984
Description: Actress, Singer, GB

JAN PEERCE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 15 December 1984
Description: Vocalist,USA

BOB DYER
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 9 January 1984
Description: Entertainer, radio personality, banjoist, Australia/USA

TITUS TURNER
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 13 September 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

LEO ROBIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 29 December 1984
Description: Composer, Lyricist, Song Writer. USA

PERCY MAYFIELD
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 August 1984
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

RICHARD BURTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 5 August 1984
Description: Actor, UK

JACKIE WILSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 January 1984
Description: Vocalist, USA

ALEXIS KORNER
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 January 1984
Description: Pianist, France

TASHA THOMPSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 15 October 1984
Description: Vocalist

RICHARD BURTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 5 August 1984
Description: Actor, UK

GORDON JENKINS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 May 1984
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Composer

OLLIE MCLAUGHLIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 February 1984
Description: Record producer, USA

ETHEL MERMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 15 February 1984
Description: Vocalist Actress, USA

TOMMY COOPER
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 15 April 1984
Description: Prop comedian, stand-up comedian, magician, UK

WELLS KELLY
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 October 1984
Description: Drummer, USA

TOM JANS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 March 1984
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA

RAZZLE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 December 1984
Description: Drummer, UK

COUNT BASIE
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 April 1984
Description: Band Leader, Pianist, Organist, Composer, USA

LITTLE ESTHER PHILLIPS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 7 August 1984
Description: Vocalist, USA

CHARLIE TEAGARDEN
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 10 December 1984
Description: Trumpeter, USA

STEVE GOODMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 September 1984
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

KEITH HUDSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 November 1984
Description: Singer-songwriter, record, producer

ALBERTA HUNTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 October 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

NATE NELSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 2 June 1984
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHNNY WEISSMULLER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 20 January 1984
Description: Actor, USA

MARVIN GAYE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 1 October 1984
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, composer, USA

PHILLIPE WYNNE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 July 1984
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOE VANN
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 February 1984
Description: Vocalist

TUTS WASHINGTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 5 August 1984
Description: Pianist, USA

BIG MAMA THORNTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 25 June 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

TREVOR LUCAS
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 4 February 1984
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Australia

RAL DONNER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 6 April 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

SHELLEY MANNE
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 September 1984
Description: Drummer, US

AL DEXTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 28 January 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA

MEREDITH WILSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 15 June 1984
Description: Composer, Conductor and playwright

ARTHUR SCHWARTZ
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 3 September 1984
Description: Composer of songs, USA

ERNEST TUBB
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 September 1984
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA

NORMAN PETTY
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 15 August 1984
Description: Musician, Songwriter, Record Producer

WILLIAM POWELL - ACTOR
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 5 March 1984
Description: Actor, USA

FRED WARING
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 July 1984
Description: Band leader, USA

GUY MCDONOUGH
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 June 1984
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

PAUL FRANCIS WEBSTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 18 March 1984
Description: Composer of lyrics, USA

ATHUR SCHWARTZ
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 3 September 1984
Description: Song writer, USA

 
 
 
 
 
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