1984

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This article is about the year 1984. For the number, see 1984 (number). For the novel by George Orwell, see Nineteen Eighty-Four. For other uses, see 1984 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
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Years: 1981 1982 198319841985 1986 1987
1984 by topic:
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1984 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1984
MCMLXXXIV
Ab urbe condita 2737
Armenian calendar 1433
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Assyrian calendar 6734
Bahá'í calendar 140–141
Bengali calendar 1391
Berber calendar 2934
British Regnal year 32 Eliz. 2 – 33 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2528
Burmese calendar 1346
Byzantine calendar 7492–7493
Chinese calendar 癸亥(Water Pig)
4680 or 4620
    — to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
4681 or 4621
Coptic calendar 1700–1701
Discordian calendar 3150
Ethiopian calendar 1976–1977
Hebrew calendar 5744–5745
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2040–2041
 - Shaka Samvat 1906–1907
 - Kali Yuga 5085–5086
Holocene calendar 11984
Igbo calendar 984–985
Iranian calendar 1362–1363
Islamic calendar 1404–1405
Japanese calendar Shōwa 59
(昭和59年)
Juche calendar 73
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4317
Minguo calendar ROC 73
民國73年
Thai solar calendar 2527
Unix time 441763200–473385599

1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the full calendar) 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.


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Diretas Já demonstration held in São Paulo.

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Newspaper vending machine featuring news of the 1984 Summer Olympics, which opened on July 28.

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The launch of Shuttle Discovery on STS-41-D, its first mission.

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Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Reagan/Bush (49), Blue denotes those won by Mondale/Ferraro (1+D.C.).

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LeBron James

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1984 in fiction[edit]

The novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, published in 1949, is set in this year.

The video game Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories takes place in 1984.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain takes place in this year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The New Book of Knowledge
  2. ^ "United States-Vatican Diplomatic Relations: The Past and The Future". The Ambassadors REVIEW. Council of American Ambassadors. Spring 2001. Retrieved November 17, 2011. "On January 10, 1984, when President Reagan announced the establishment of formal diplomatic relations with the Holy See, he appointed William A. Wilson, who had been serving as his personal representative to the Pope, as the first US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Holy See." 
  3. ^ "1984: Zola Budd in race trip controversy". On This Day (BBC). 1984-08-11. Archived from the original on 23 January 2008. Retrieved 2013-03-03. 
  4. ^ "1984: Extent of Ethiopia famine revealed". BBC News. 1984-10-23. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  5. ^ "1984: Europe grants emergency aid for Ethiopia". On This Day. BBC. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  6. ^ Band Aid – Do They Know It's Christmas? Retrieved November 17, 2011.