Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters XOXWZZBUPPEUE? Check your answers here: Word finder XOXWZZBUPPEUE. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
1984 Historical Event(s)
- January 1, 1984 – Brunei becomes independent of the United Kingdom.
- January 7, 1984 – Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
- February 2, 1984 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Rat in Chinese astrology.
- February 3, 1984 – John Buster and the research team at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center announce history’s first embryo transfer, from one woman to another resulting in a live birth.
- March 14, 1984 – Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast.
- March 22, 1984 – Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.
- April 4, 1984 – President Ronald Reagan calls for an international ban on chemical weapons.
- June 18, 1984 – A major clash between about 5,000 police and a similar number of miners takes place at Orgreave, South Yorkshire, during the 1984-1985 UK miners’ strike.
- June 22, 1984 – Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport.
- November 27, 1984 – Under the Brussels Agreement signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agreed to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty.
Who Were Born On 1984?
- February 9, 1984 – Maurice Ager, American basketball player
- February 22, 1984 – Branislav Ivanović, Serbian footballer
- March 30, 1984 – Anna Nalick, American singer and songwriter
- May 25, 1984 – Kyle Brodziak, Canadian ice hockey player
- June 28, 1984 – Tamara Ecclestone, English socialite and television presenter
- July 5, 1984 – Yu Yamada, Japanese model, actress and singer
- July 10, 1984 – Nikolaos Mitrou, Greek footballer
- July 26, 1984 – Leigh Lezark, American DJ and model
- August 8, 1984 – Martrez Milner, American football player
- December 30, 1984 – Randall Azofeifa, Costa Rican footballer