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Home | Encyclopaedia | Calendar | 1984

Musical Events Making the News in 1984


Saturday 21st January 1984
Artist Jackie Wilson died.
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Friday 27th January 1984
Michael Jackson is burned during filiming for a commercial
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Tuesday 14th February 1984
Elton John marries studio engineer Renate Blauel.
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Sunday 1st April 1984
Marvin Gaye dies.
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Thursday 26th April 1984
Jazz pianist Count Basie died
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Tuesday 1st May 1984
Mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac) files for bankruptcy
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Saturday 5th May 1984
Pretenders lead singer Chrissie Hynde marries Simple Minds lead singer Jim Kerr.
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Sunday 25th November 1984
Several British and American stars get together as Band-Aid, and record "Do They Know It's Christmas". The project is put together by Bob Geldof, and the proceeds of the record go to Ethiopian famine relief.

 
Monday 31st December 1984
Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen loses his left arm in a car accident in England.

 

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