1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG) 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 fifth year of the 1980s decade.

Events

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April

Diretas Já demonstration held in São Paulo.

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July

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

August

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

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November

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

December

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December

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Nobel Prizes

1984 in fiction