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World EventsEdit

  • The Apple Macintosh is introduced.
  • The beginning of the UK Coal Miner’s strike.
  • WPC Yvonne Fletcher is shot and killed outside the Libyan Embassy in London.
  • The Soviet Union boycotts the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.
  • Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated.
  • A leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, kills more than 8,000 people outright and injures over half a million.

Events In RockEdit

  • Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen loses his left arm in a car crash.
  • Marvin Gaye is shot and killed during an argument with his father.
  • Band Aid records the charity single ‘Do They Know It's Christmas?’ to raise money to combat the famine in Ethiopia.

Major Rock ReleasesEdit

List Of FRS DatesEdit

January

February

March

April

06 January 1984
13 January 1984
20 January 1984
27 January 1984
03 February 1984
10 February 1984
17 February 1984
24 February 1984
02 March 1984
09 March 1984
16 March 1984
23 March 1984
30 March 1984
06 April 1984
13 April 1984
20 April 1984
27 April 1984

May

June

July

August

04 May 1984
11 May 1984
18 May 1984
25 May 1984
01 June 1984
08 June 1984
15 June 1984
22 June 1984
29 June 1984
06 July 1984
13 July 1984
20 July 1984
27 July 1984
03 August 1984
10 August 1984
17 August 1984
24 August 1984
31 August 1984

September

October

November

December

07 September 1984
14 September 1984
21 September 1984
28 September 1984
05 October 1984
12 October 1984
19 October 1984
26 October 1984
02 November 1984
09 November 1984
16 November 1984
23 November 1984
30 November 1984
07 December 1984
14 December 1984
21 December 1984
28 December 1984

Shows SharedEdit

Footnotes
  1. Tommy was on holiday in Cyprus.
  2. According to the Radio Times, this was also to have been presented by Batten-Foster.

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