The 1983/84 final is the first European Cup showpiece to be decided on penalties, with Liverpool FC beating AS Roma 4-2 in the shoot-out following a 1-1 draw after extra time.
• Michel Platini and Bruno Bellone score as France beat Spain to lift the UEFA European Championship crown in Paris.
• The Summer Olympic Games take place in Los Angeles, with the United States topping the medals' table.
• American John McEnroe wins two Grand Slams, adding the Wimbledon crown to his US Open title.
• The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.