A Little History About Super Bowl Half-Time Entertainment & The Commercials

By | February 5, 2018

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JANUARY 15, 1967- Green Bay Packers' Elijah Pitts #22 runs with the ball during Super Bowl I against the Kansas City Chiefs at Memorial Coliseum on January 15, 1967 in Los Angeles, California. The Packers defeated t

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that the Super Bowl half-time entertainment garners just about as much attention as the game itself. Over the years they have become a Super Bowl tradition. Specifically, a tradition dating all the way back to America’s pop culture/counterculture era when the first Super Bowl was played.

The Super Bowl is the annual championship match between the top two teams in the NFL each season. The first Super Bowl ever played was on January 15, 1967, between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs. In the beginning, the Super Bowl was intended to attract sports enthusiasts and that it did!

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Since the very first Super Bowl, referred to as Super Bowl I, the game (all but one) has been identified by Roman numerals. The only exception to this rule, to date, is Super Bowl 50, which was played in 2016. The title, Super Bowl 50, as it was billed, was to distinguish the fact that it was, indeed, the 50th game.