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28/07/1984 The XXIII Summer Olympics open in L.A.

The 1984 Summer Olympics was an international multi-sport event that was held in Los Angeles, California, United States. This was the second time that Los Angeles had hosted the Games. The 1984 Olympics were boycotted by a total of fourteen Eastern Bloc countries, including the Soviet Union and East Germany.


  • Essentials 

  • Host selection 

  • Torch relay 

  • Music 

  • Highlights 

  • Venues 

  • Medals awarded 

  • Calendar 

  • Participating National Olympic Committees 

  • Boycotting countries 

  • Success of Los Angeles as host city 

  • In popular culture 

  • Broadcast rights