Year 1984

Philippe Lavil, Céline Dion, Patrick Sébastien (©Frédéric REGLAIN/Gamma-Rapho)

Concert at the Olympia (France)

From November 6 to December 9, 1984, in Paris, Celine Dion performed during five weeks at the Olympia, doing the first part of singer humorist Patrick Sebastien's show. Her show featured a fancy-dress bal with the participation of the audience, and Celine dressed as a flamenco dancer. Pictures of Celine with Patrick Sébastien and Philippe …

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(Source: Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Céline Dion, 1981-1998, BAnQ Vieux-Montréal, Fonds La Presse, (06M,P833,S2,D1619), Armand Trottier)

Pope John Paul II's visit (Quebec)

On Tuesday, September 11, 1984, Celine Dion performed the song Une colombe at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, as a tribute to Pope John Paul II's visit in Quebec.

Thérèse Dion, Céline Dion, Adhémar Dion (PHOTO MICHEL GRAVEL, ARCHIVES LA PRESSE)

Release of the album "Mélanie"

On August 22, 1984, Celine Dion released her new album Mélanie. The event took place at the Le Portage room in the Place Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. During the event, Celine performed the the title track "Mélanie", written by Eddy Marnay and dedicated to Celine´s little niece Karine, diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Eddy …

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