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Game: Los Angeles 38, Washington 9 TIME's Man of the Year: Peter Ueberroth 1984 Academy Award for Best Movie: Terms of Endearment
1984 Academy Award for Best Actor: Robert Duvall, Tender Mercies
1984 Academy Award for Best Actress: Shirley MacLaine, Terms of Endearment
Look into the future and see: In 1985, U.S.S.R. leader Chernenko dies at the age of 73 and is replaced by Mikhail Gorbachav. Age is relevant: In 1984, Pittsburgh head coach Bill Cowher was in his final season as an NFL linebacker, playing for the Philadelphia . Former San Diego coach Mike Riley was the secondary coach for the Canadian Football League's Grey Cup-winning Winnipeg Blue Bombers. St. Louis receiver was in high school. 1984 World Population: 4,773,566,805
1984 U.S. Population: 235,825,000 Top TV shows that year:
1) Dallas
2) 60 minutes
3) The A-Team
4) Simon and Simon
5) Falcon Crest Top 5 best-selling albums:
1) Sports, Huey Lewis and the News
2) An Innocent Man, Billy Joel
3) Colour by Numbers, Culture Club
4) 1984, Van Halen
5) Seven and the Ragged Tiger, Duran Duran Top single: I just called to say I love you, Stevie Wonder Best-selling books: Fiction — Pet Semetary by Stephen King; Nonfiction — In Search of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman, Jr. Gone But Not Forgotten: Guess clothes Fashion statement: Michael Jackson's black leather penny loafers create a vogue. Other notable events: Congress rebukes President Ronald Reagan on use of federal funds for mining Nicaraguan harbors ... Soviet Union withdraws from summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, and other eastern bloc countries follow ... Reagan re-elected in landslide presidential vote, winning 59 percent of the vote. Memorable quote: "In my head I keep a picture of a pretty little miss. Someday, mister, I'm gonna lead a better life than this," Bruce Springsteen, in Born in the U.S.A. 1984, the year in sports:
College football: National champion ... BYU
Heisman Trophy winner: , Boston College, QB
Baseball: World Series ... Detroit Tigers over San Diego Padres, 4 games to 1
NBA: Championship ... Boston Celtics over Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 3
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