The 1983 Super Bowl, officially known as Super Bowl XVII, was played on January 30, 1983 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. This game saw the Washington Redskins defeat the Miami Dolphins by a score of 27-17.
The Redskins dominated the game, with running back John Riggins rushing for 166 yards and one touchdown to earn the MVP award. Washington's defense was also strong, holding the Dolphins to just 17 points and forcing four turnovers. This was the first Super Bowl win for the Washington Redskins.
The 1983 Super Bowl was also notable for being the first to feature a performance by the legendary pop singer, Michael Jackson, who performed a halftime show that showcased his iconic dance moves and electrifying stage presence.