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The Rose Bowl Game is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Year's Day) at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California. The 1984 Rose Bowl football game was the 70th Rose Bowl. The UCLA Bruins defeated the Illinois Fighting Illini with a score of 45-9. The game was played on January 2, as New Year's Day fell on a Sunday, which was the common day of the week for a televised bowl game.
Bowl Games: College Football's Greatest Tradition, by Robert Ours, 2004, pgs. 3-4
"Rose Bowl Timeline". Pasadena Tournament of Roses. Archived from the original on 2008-05-22. Retrieved 2007-11-05.