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What else happened in 1984?
The Los Angeles Raiders defeat the Washington Redskins, 38–9, to win the NFL Super Bowl XVIII in Tampa, Florida on January 22.
On January 24 the iconic Macintosh personal computer goes on sale.
Medicare comes into effect in Australia on February 1st.
The Winter Olympics are held in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia from February 8 to 19.
The Summer Olympics are held in Los Angeles, California from July 28 to August 12. The barefoot South African runner Zola Budd who had controversially been granted British citizenship earlier in the year, and Mary Decker of the USA collide and fall in the Olympic 3000 meters final.
The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded to César Milstein, Niels Kaj Jerne and Georges J. F. Köhler for their work on monoclonal antibodies.
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