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The Falcons played their first regular-season game at the Georgia Dome on September 6, 1992, and beat the Jets 20-17. Jerry Glanville was the coach, Chris Miller was the quarterback and the team went on to a 6-10 season.

Now with the Georgia Dome scheduled to be demolished later this year, the Falcons will play one last game inside it as they host the Packers in the NFC championship game Sunday.

Here are some of the building's signature moments:

49ers-Falcons: NFC Championship Game, January 20, 2013

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The Falcons hosted the NFC title game for the first time and jumped to a 17-0 lead early in the second quarter. Then San Francisco's Frank Gore ran for two touchdowns, with the second giving the 49ers a 28-24 lead near the midway point of the fourth quarter. With just about a minute left, the Falcons had the ball at the 49ers' 10-yard line on a fourth-and-4 play that ended with Matt Ryan's pass for Roddy White falling incomplete.

2002 Final Four

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Before 2002, Atlanta had hosted only one Final Four, at the Omni back in 1977 when Al McGuire led Marquette to the national championship in his final game as a coach. The success of the 2002 event, which featured Maryland beating Indiana in the title game, put the city into the regular rotation for the Final Four. It returned in 2007 and 2013, and the 2020 Final Four is scheduled to be in the new Atlanta stadium.

Magnificent Seven Wins Gymnastics Gold At 1996 Olympics

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The Georgia Dome was big enough to be divided into two different venues to accommodate basketball and gymnastics during the Olympics. The U.S. basketball team featured Shaquille O'Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon and Reggie Miller in their lone Olympic appearance. In gymnastics, the U.S. women, better known as the Magnificent Seven, won the nation's first Olympic gold medal in the team competition.

Goldberg Beats Hogan On WCW Monday Nitro: July 6, 1998

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This was one of WCW's last hurrahs in its Monday Night Ratings War against WWE during the mid/late 90s. With an estimated crowd of 40,000, the Georgia Dome was rocking as Bill Goldberg beat Hulk Hogan to capture the title in a match broadcast live on TNT. (Bonus trivia: Karl Malone was involved with some of the action taking place outside the ring during this match.) It helped WCW's Monday Nitro win the night against WWE Raw in the ratings. But putting that match on free TV proved to be a shortsighted move. The company would have raked in serious revenue if it had booked a PPV card featuring the first Goldberg-Hogan encounter.

Johnny Manziel's Last College Game, December 31, 2013

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Manziel threw four touchdowns and ran for another as Texas A&M rallied to beat Duke 52-48 in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The Aggies trailed 38-17 at the half, then capped the comeback on Toney Hurd Jr.'s 55-yard interception return for a touchdown with just about one minute left in the fourth quarter.

NBA Single-Game Attendance Record, March 27, 1998

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After their old home, the Omni, was demolished, but before their new gym, Philips Arena, was ready, the Hawks played at Georgia Tech and the Georgia Dome. With Michael Jordan in town, the Hawks drew 62,046 to set the league's single-game record for the regular season. Jordan scored 34 in the Bulls' 89-74 win. (The 2010 NBA All-Star Game at Cowboys Stadium had an attendance of 108,713.)

Super Bowl XXXIV: Rams-Titans, January 30, 2000

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The Rams won Super Bowl XXXIV 23-16 when linebacker Mike Jones tackled Tennessee receiver Kevin Dyson at the 1-yard line on the final play of the game. St. Louis had gone ahead just before the two-minute warning when Kurt Warner connected with Isaac Bruce on a 73-yard touchdown pass.

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