The Washington Redskins would once again return to the Super Bowl in 1984, this time squaring off against the AFC Champion Los Angeles Raiders in Super Bowl XVIII.
With a winning score of 38-9, the Los Angeles Raiders took home the Super Bowl XVIII trophy title over the Washington Redskins. The game was played on January 22, 1984 in Tampa, Florida at Tampa Stadium, with a total number of 72,920 people attending. This was the first time the Super Bowl had ever been played in Tampa, Florida.
The Redskins entered Super Bowl XVIII as defending Super Bowl champions. Los Angeles would jump out to an early lead at halftime and never look back, with running back Marcus Allen carrying the ball 20 times for a (at the time) Super Bowl record of 191 yards and two touchdowns.
In 1984, one of the most memorable parts of Super Bowl XVIII was the airing of the famous Apple Macintosh commercial.
There were an estimated 77.26 million viewers of Super Bowl XVIII, and a commercial, such as Apple’s Macintosh commercial, was around $368,000 for a 30-second ad. The national anthem was performed by singer Barry Manilow and was broadcasted by Pat Summerall and former Raiders head coach John Madden.
Super Bowl XXVIII was a unique game because it was the first time the Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills had met for consecutive Super Bowls. The Dallas Cowboys won against the Buffalo Bills 30-13. The game was played on January 30, 1994 and had a total of 72, 817 people in attendance. The game was played in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia Dome. The referee for this game was Bob McElwee.
The MVP for Super Bowl XXVIII was Emmitt Smith, quarterback for the Cowboys. He pretty much took over the game and was the shining star. By the end of the game, Smith had 30 carries for 132 yards and 2 touchdowns. He was also recorded catching 4 passes for 26 yards.
This was a big year for Super Bowl XXVIII because the Judds came to sing during halftime. Winona and Naomi Judd were big hits back then. The game aired on the NBC network and had around 90 million viewers. The cost of a 30 second commercial was $900,000, which keeps getting closer to a million dollars every year. Dick Enberg and Bob Trumpy were the announcers for Super Bowl XXVIII.
With a winning score of 38-9, the Los Angeles Raiders took home the Super Bowl XVIII championship title over the Washington Redskins. The game was played on January 22, 1984 in Tampa, Florida at Tampa Stadium with a total number of 72,920 people attending. This was the first time the Super Bowl had ever been played in Tampa, Florida.
The Redskins entered Super Bowl XVIII as champions of Super Bowl XVII. The Raiders were in the lead at halftime thanks to several touchdowns by Derrick Jensen. The Raiders’ running back, Marcus Allen, actually carried the ball 20 times and created a “then” record for a total of 191 yards. This amount of yards resulted in two touchdowns.
In 1984 one of the most memorable parts of Super Bowl XVIII is that the commercial for the Apple Macintosh computer was aired. There were an estimated total amount of 77.62 million viewers who watched Super Bowl XVIII. The cost of a commercial around this time was around $368,000 and that was for “30” seconds of air time. The world got quite the treat when Barry Manilow agreed to sing the National anthem. The announcers of the Super Bowl XVIII were Pat Summerall and John Madden.