Super Bowl 1 Facts That’ll Blow Your Mind

Published January 15, 2016
Updated February 2, 2018

From the shocking ticket prices to the sad halftime show, these Super Bowl 1 facts and images reveal just how much has changed over time.

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In a few weeks, well over 100 million Americans will spend well over $15 billion on food, drink, merchandise, and more in preparation for the next Super Bowl. Commercial advertisers will spend far more money per second than the average American family earns in a year. World-famous entertainers will take the stage. Tiffany & Co. will unveil the 33-pound, 18-karat gold-plated trophy it constructed for the winning team. And, finally, 60 minutes of football will be played.

When Super Bowl 1 was played, in 1967, it had far more to do with those 60 minutes and less to do with everything else. These astounding Super Bowl 1 facts and rare images reveal how unbelievably different things were just a few decades ago.

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John Kuroski
John Kuroski is the editorial director of All That's Interesting. He graduated from New York University with a degree in history, earning a place in the Phi Alpha Theta honor society of history students. An editor at All That's Interesting since 2015, his areas of interest include modern history and true crime.