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1984 in the Philippines

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1984 in the Philippines
Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

1984 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1984.

Contents

Incumbents

  • President: Ferdinand Marcos (KBL)
  • Prime Minister: Cesar Virata (KBL)
  • House Speaker: Nicanor Yñiguez
  • Chief Justice: Enrique Fernando
  • Events

  • January 27 – National plebiscite and local plebiscites for the approval of the proposed constitutional amendments and local bills made by the Interim Batasang Pambansa was held.
  • May 14 – Parliamentary elections were held. The opposition ran for the Regular Batasang Pambansa under the United Nationalist Democratic Organization (UNIDO) and the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-LABAN) against the ruling Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL) of Ferdinand Marcos. The KBL won a majority with 114 seats, but markedly down from 163 seats last election.
  • July 28-August 2 – The Philippines participated at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States.
  • September 1 – Typhoon Nitang struck the Philippines. It killed 1,492 people and 1,856 more were injured. Roughly 1.6 million people were affected in the country. A total of 108,219 homes were destroyed and 142,653 more were damaged. However, President Ferdinand Marcos declared a state of calamity only after Nitang's onslaught.
  • December 1 – Manila LRT Line 1 opened as the Southeast Asia's first rail line.
  • Births

  • January 20 – Toni Gonzaga, Filipina singer, television host and actress
  • January 21 – Richard Gutierrez, Filipino actor and commercial model and his twin brother Raymond Gutierrez, actor and television host
  • February 11 - Jeffrei Chan
  • March 11 - Bernard Cardona, television host and actor
  • May 23 – Sam Milby, Filipino-American actor, commercial model, and recording artist
  • July 9 - LA Tenorio
  • July 16 – Ginger Conejero
  • July 19 – Alessandra De Rossi
  • August 10 – Mariel Rodriguez, Filipina commercial model, television host and actress
  • August 12 – Marian Rivera, Filipina commercial model and actress
  • September 22 - Marcelito Pomoy
  • September 27 - Macky Escalona
  • November 28 – Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor
  • November 29 – Sitti Navarro, Filipina bossa nova singer
  • December 10 – Krista Ranillo, Filipina actress
  • December 20 – Liezel Garcia, Filipina singer-songwriter and actress
  • December 30 – Rico Barrera
  • Deaths

  • February 10 - Claudia Zobel, Filipino actress
  • February 18 – Alejo Santos, Filipino soldier and World War II hero (b. 1911)
  • May 24 – Gen. Tomas B. Karingal, Former chief of Quezon City Police Department. (b. 1915)
  • November 14 – Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician (d. 1916)
  • Deaths Unknown

  • Ading Fernando
  • Cipriano P. Sandoval
  • References

    1984 in the Philippines Wikipedia


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