Historical Events for June 1984

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1st - Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
1st - KWK-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD
1st - Netherlands' Lubbers government gives 48 sites for cruise missiles
1st - Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of USSR snatches a record 211 kg
2nd - "Welcome To Fun Zone" hosted by Dr Demento airs on NBC-TV
2nd - Actress Jill Ireland has a radical mastectomy
2nd - Flight readiness firing of Discovery's main engines
3rd - "Wiz" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 13 performances
3rd - 30th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan
3rd - 38th Tony Awards: Real Thing & La Cage Aux Folles win
4th - 18th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers
4th - Arnold Palmer fails to make US Open golf tournament 1st time in 32 yrs
Golfer Arnold PalmerGolfer Arnold Palmer 4th - Bruce Springsteen releases "Born in the USA"
4th - DNA is successfully cloned from an extinct animal
4th - NY Mets draft Shawn Abner, 17, #1
5th - Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" becomes #1
5th - Indira Gandhi orders attack on Sikh's holiest site (Golden Temple)
6th - 1,200 die in Sikh "Golden Temple" uprising India
8th - Homosexuality is declared legal in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
9th - "Laserphonic Fantasy" premieres
9th - 116th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:27.2
9th - 54th French Womens Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats C Evert (63 61)
Tennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova 9th - Cyndi Lauper's 1st #1 "Time After Times"
9th - Donald Duck's 50th birthday celebrated at Disneyland
9th - Jurgen Hingsen of West Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts
9th - NASA suffers a launch vehicle failure launching Intelsat 509
9th - Polygram's Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD
9th - Weird Al Yankovic gives a live performance at Starlight Amphitheater
10th - 38th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
10th - 54th French Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (3-6 2-6 6-4 7-5 7-5)
Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al YankovicParody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic 10th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Kids Golf Classic
10th - US missile shoots down an incoming missile in space for first time
10th - Zhu Jian Hua of China high jumps a record 7'10" (2.39m)
11th - Funeral for S Nakagawa & burial of half of his ashes
11th - US Supreme Court declares illegally obtained evidence may be admitted at trial if it could be proved that it would have been discovered legally
14th - Southern Baptist convention decide on no women clergy members
15th - "Thicke Of The Night" TV Talk Show last airs in syndication
15th - Thomas Hearns KOs Roberto Duran
15th - Vitesse soccer team forms in Arnhem
16th - Edwin Moses wins his 100th consecutive 400-meter hurdles race
16th - Matt de Waal finishes 14,290-mi round trip from Salt Lake City (106d)
17th - Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
Prime Minister of Canada Pierre TrudeauPrime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau 17th - John Turner succeeds Pierre Trudeau as premier of Canada
18th - 84th US Golf Open: Fuzzy Zoeller shoots a 276 at Winged Foot GC NY
19th - "Weird Al" Yankovic gives free live performance at Del Mar Fair
19th - 1st live TV appearance by Chief Justice Warren Burger (Nightline)
20th - Oakland A's Dave Kingman hits his 3rd grand slam & 14th lifetime
20th - Amber Kvanli, of Minnesota, crowned America's Junior Miss
22nd - Calvin Griffith signs letter of intent to sell ownership of Twins
22nd - Carl Pohlad becomes CEO of Minnesota Twins
22nd - Jolande van de Meer swims Dutch record 800 m freestyle (8:39.30)
22nd - Joseph Luns resigns as secretary-general of NATO
24th - Joe Morgan sets career HR mark for 2nd basemen with #265
24th - Laurie Rinker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
25th - Lydia Garrett, 24, crowned 17th Miss Black America
25th - STS 41-D launch attempt scrubbed because of computer problem
26th - 1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra StreisandSinger-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand 26th - Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"
27th - Emmy 11th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 5th time
27th - Fire destroys a set in "A View to the Kill"
27th - France wins soccer's European Cup
27th - Late Night's 1st Tower Drop
27th - Supreme Court ends NCAA monopoly on college football telecasts
28th - Former member of South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), Jeannette Schoon, and her six-year old daughter, Katryn, are killed by a letter bomb at Lubango, in northern Angola
29th - Orel Hershiser begins string of making every sched start until 1990
MLB Player and Manager Pete RoseMLB Player and Manager Pete Rose 29th - Pete Rose plays in record 3,309th game, surpassing Carl Yastrzemski
29th - USSR offers to start talking about banning SDI
30th - Failed coup by cocaine growers in Bolivia
30th - Last sixpence minted in Great-Britain (in use since 1551)
30th - Longest pro football game, LA Express beats Mich Panthers 27-21 in USFL playoffs, games lasts 93 minutes 33 seconds
30th - Pierre Trudeau officially steps down as Prime Minister of Canada after serving two separate terms for a total of 15 years

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