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January 2, 1984 Georgia defeated the Texas Longhorns 10 - 9 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. With Texas leading late in the 4th quarter on three field goals, the Longhorns fumbled and Georgia recovered. Georgia QB John Lastinger tied the game on an option play and Kevin Butler kicked an extra point. Texas had been ranked #2
  Vince Dooley
  University of Georgia's post-season appearances
March 15, 1984 Whitney Houston appears in the TV show "Gimme A Break."
  Whitney Houston
March 21, 1984 John A. Sibley Horticultural center opens at Callaway Gardens.
  Callaway Gardens
April 18, 1984 Carlton Gary is arrested on marijuana related charges in Columbus, Georgia. He posts bond and is freed.
  Wynnton Stocking Strangler
  Columbus, Georgia
April 19, 1984 The Home Depot moves from the NASDAQ to the New York Stock Exchange
April 30, 1984 Police, who now suspect Carlton Gary as the Wynnton Stocking Strangler, attempt to apprehend him at an apartment complex where he is staying. Gary runs out of tthe building, naked.
  Wynnton Stocking Strangler
May 3, 1984 S. W. A. T. team members surround Carlton Gary, an escapee from the South Carolina prison system, at the Albany, Georgia, Holiday Inn. He was captured alive. While in Georgia's custody, he is linked to the murders of three of the Wynnton Stock Strangler's murders.
  Wynnton Stocking Strangler
  Albany, Georgia
May 6, 1984 Dallas Joyride ends tragically
  Dallas Joyride ends tragically
May 7, 1984 Savannah is abuzz as a new witness comes forward claiming that Danny Hansford intend to "harm" Jim Williams
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
June 24, 1984 5 dead near Canton
  5 dead near Canton
August 16, 1984 Judge denies Jim Williams a new trial
  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
August 25, 1984 8 dead in Valdosta crash
  8 dead in Valdosta crash
October 2, 1984 Groundbreaking for the Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Original plans have been modified to answer some of the local concerns.
  Jimmy Carter
November 6, 1984 Democrat Sam Nunn defeats Republican Jon Michael Hicks in the race for U. S. Senate
December 15, 1984 MARTA service extended to Lenox Mall and Lindbergh Center
  Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
December 22, 1984 Georgia ties Florida State 17-17 in the Citrus Bowl
  Vince Dooley
  University of Georgia's post-season appearances
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