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LA snagged the 2028 Olympics. What do you remember from the '84 Games?

File: A fan waves two United States flags during the opening ceremony for the XXIII Olympic Games on July 28, 1984 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.
File: A fan waves two United States flags during the opening ceremony for the XXIII Olympic Games on July 28, 1984 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.
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The last time the Olympics were in Los Angeles, Bill Murray was busting ghosts, Bruce Springsteen was Dancing in the Dark, cell phones were the size of bricks (and tethered to the car) and VHS tapes were being advertised on TV.

We could keep going. 

For a real throwback, here are some commercials that played during the Opening Ceremony:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpWWgPUdDgY

We asked you to mentally transport yourself back to 1984 for memories of the Summer Games and you delivered. Some of you were still pre-teens, some recall barren streets (a rarity for L.A.) and some were right up in the action. 

Does this guy look familiar? 

File: Sam the Eagle, the mascot of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, marches around the stadium during the opening ceremony on July 28, 1984.
File: Sam the Eagle, the mascot of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, marches around the stadium during the opening ceremony on July 28, 1984.
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That's right, we heard from the Olympian mascot, Sam the Eagle. 

https://twitter.com/KPCC/status/893580116902768640

Others are just really excited that L.A. gets to host again. 

https://twitter.com/KPCC/status/893622666405363712

You can still tweet us @KPCC using the hashtag #LA1984. Or do it the 1984 way and leave a message on our machine. The number is 818-797-KPCC (5722).

This story has been updated.