1984 in the United States

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1984 in the United States
Years: 1981 1982 198319841985 1986 1987

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Events from the year 1984 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

August 30–September 5: Space Shuttle Discovery's maiden voyage
  • August 11 – United States President Ronald Reagan, during a voice check for a radio broadcast remarks, "My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes."
  • August 30 – STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage.

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

November 6: Reagan reelected president

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • Crack, a smokeable form of cocaine, is first introduced into the Los Angeles area in 1984 and soon spreads across the United States in what becomes known as the Crack Epidemic.

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also: Deaths in 1984

See also[edit]

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