Miss USA 1984
|Miss USA 1984|
|Date||May 17, 1984|
|Venue||Lakeland Civic Auditorium, Lakeland, Florida|
|Broadcaster||CBS, WTVT, WCPX|
Miss USA 1984, the 33rd Miss USA pageant, was televised live from Lakeland Civic Auditorium, Lakeland, Florida on May 17, 1984. At the conclusion of the final competition, Mai Shanley of New Mexico was crowned Miss USA 1984 by outgoing titleholder Julie Hayek of California.
In an odd occurrence, both women in the top two had previously competed at Miss America, neither one of whom placed at that pageant.
- Miss USA 1984: Mai Shanley (New Mexico)
- The runners-up were:
- The remaining semi-finalists were (in order of placement): LaVonne Misselle (Illinois), Debbie Epperson (Oregon), Cookie Noak (North Carolina), Julia Murdock (Oklahoma), and Laura Shaw (Texas).
Final competition scores
The Miss USA 1984 delegates were:
- Kelly Anderson (West Virginia), the first runner-up, went on to compete in Miss World 1984, where she placed fifth overall.
- Additionally, Sandy Percival (Missouri), the third runner-up, competed at Miss International 1984, where she placed in the Top 15.
- Three contestants previously competed in the Miss America pageant:
- Jim Craig
- Anna Colon
- Ralph Wolfe Cowan
- Anne Kirstin Clenshaw
- Billy Hufsey
- Kim Seelbrede, Miss USA 1981 from Ohio
- Tony Dorsett
- David Mason Daniels
- Catherine Hickland
- Irving Mansfield
- Vicki Lawrence