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1984 HAPPENINGS

MUSIC

51st Annual Bach Festival.  Dr. Thomas Somerville conducting

POLITICS

India Prime Minister, Indira Ghandi, is assassinated
The UK and China agree to return Hong Kong to Chinese control
Brunei becomes an independent Sultanate and joins the United nations

POINTS OF INTEREST

Bishop Desmond Tutu is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Los Angeles hosts the Olympic Games
Richard Burton, distinguished British actor, dies
Yuri Andropov, German Secretary of the USSR, dies
Johnny Weismuller, famous for his movie portrayals of "Tarzan" dies
Jackie Coogan, famed early child actor, dies
Ethel Merman, American songbird, dies

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