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Headlines From 1984 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1984 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1984 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1984 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1984 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1984 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1984 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1984 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1984 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1984 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1984 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
27th January 1984Michael Jackson's scalp is seriously burned by a pyrotechnic accident during filming of a Pepsi television advert.
14th February 1984Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean score twelve perfect 6.0s and win the gold medal for their interpretation of Ravel's Boléro in the 1984 Winter Olympics. This was the only time that a perfect score was achieved in Ice Dancing with the old judging system.
6th March 1984A year-long strike action begins in the British coal industry.
14th March 1984Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams and three others are seriously injured in a gun attack by the Ulster Volunteer Force.
15th April 1984Comedian Tommy Cooper suffers a large heart attack and dies while performing live on television.
2nd May 1984The Liverpool International Garden Festival opens in Liverpool.
8th May 1984The Soviet Union announces that it will boycott the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.
30th May 1984Liverpool FC wins the European Cup, beating Roma on penalties in the final.
22nd June 1984Virgin Atlantic Airways makes its inaugural flight.
27th June 1984France beats Spain 2-0 to win the 1984 European Football Championships.
28th July 1984The 1984 Summer Olympics begin in Los Angeles, California.
30th August 1984The Space Shuttle ‘Discovery’ takes off on its ultimately tragic voyage.
26th September 1984The United Kingdom and the People's Republic of China sign the initial agreement to return Hong Kong to China in 1997.
12th October 1984The Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) attempts to assassinate the British Cabinet in the Brighton hotel bombing.
31st October 1984Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by her two Sikh security guards. Riots soon break out in New Delhi and 2,700 Sikhs are killed. Rajiv Gandhi becomes the new Prime Minister of India.
25th November 1984Thirty-six of Britain and Ireland's top pop stars gather in a Notting Hill studio to form Band Aid. They record the song "Do They Know It's Christmas" to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia.
3rd December 1984British Telecom is privatised.
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A Newspaper From 1984

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).