The first edition of the world almanac, a 120page volume with 12 pages of advertising, was published by the new york world in 1868. Jackson is only the 8th defensive player to win the award. Roman numerals are used to identify successive games, instead of the year in which it is held. New features from the world almanac and book of facts 2020 include.
For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. In celebration of the holidays, were counting down the top 12 flavorwire features of 2012. Full text of the world almanac and encyclopedia see other formats. This book has all 32 nfl team logos to color and includes a list of every super bowl winner from super bowl i to the present day. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 1999 espn information please sports almanac, gerry brown and michael morrison, eds. Ken jenningss trivia almanac is the ingeniously organized book where, for a change, the alltime jeopardy. Jul 26, 2012 this pin was discovered by the world almanac official.
After his retirement, he went on to win the third dancing with the stars competition. Brasilia was put on the uns world heritage list in 1987 in. Wikipedias super bowl of facts is played every day, all around the world, by all kinds of people. The day of the super bowl game, known as super bowl sunday, has evolved into an unofficial american holiday, with viewing parties held in homes, taverns, and restaurants throughout the country.
The game was played on january 28, 1990, at the louisiana superdome in new orleans, louisiana. The world almanac and book of facts series librarything. The super bowl is a special american football game played every year at the end of the national football league nfl season. The world almanac and book of facts 1984 by hana u.
The best team from each of the two nfl conferences play for the vince lombardi trophy, which was named after the first coach to win a super bowl. Super bowl xxiv was an american football game between the national football conference nfc champion san francisco 49ers and the american football conference afc champion denver broncos to decide the national football league nfl champion for the 1989 season. We consider just two main types of variables in this course. Voting occurs throughout the postseason and concludes the week before the super bowl. This super bowl is featured on nfls greatest games under the title the cinderella super bowl. The steelers dynasty was interrupted only by the oakland raiders super bowl xi win and the cowboys winning their second super bowl of the decade.
Not all teams from this era are still in existence, but as a packers fan i must mention the fact that the packers won the most championships in professional football before the era of the super bowl. Their values may occur more than once for a set of data. Since moving to new york to attend nyu, i have worked at the world almanac and sports illustrated kids, where i was a senior editor for eight years. Plus, see our weather forecast update for this years event. The 49ers defeated the bengals by the score of 2621 to win their first super bowl. Sep 03, 20 read cnn s fast facts about the super bowl and learn more information about the championship game of the national football league. Most valuable super bowl programs sports collectors daily. Includes indexes accessrestricteditem true addeddate 20101014 20. Quantitative variables variables whose values result from counting or measuring something.
February is black history month and american heart month february 1 super bowl xxxviii houston february 129 flagstaff az winterfest february 48 new orleans boat show february 5 lantern festival china. The world almanac and book of facts is americas topselling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. The raiders defeated the eagles by the score of 2710, becoming the first wild card playoff team to win a super bowl. Played on january 12, 1969, at the orange bowl in miami, florida, the game is regarded as one of the greatest upsets in both american football history and in the recorded history of sports. Sarah janssen is the senior editor of the world almanac and book of facts, the world almanac for kids, and other diverse titles. Those results are used to help determine the finalists for the rookie of the year award. The world almanac and book of facts is america s topselling reference book of all time, with more than 80 million copies sold. Different super bowl facts the yearly super bowl is an important event for all of us here at research maniacs. World almanac and book of facts 2020 press release.
Some weather and climate facts about the super bowl according to the srcc table below. The redskins defeated the dolphins 2717 to win their first super bowl championship. Its also available for hockey, basketball and baseball. The associated press nfl most valuable player award is presented annually by the associated press ap to a player in the national football league nfl deemed to have been the most valuable in that years regular season. The claim that more women are victims of domestic violence on super bowl sunday than on any other day of the year is also an apocryphal one, but it took root in the runup to the 1993 super bowl. Larger hardcover format of this essential resource offers larger type sizes and more userfriendly access to thousands of facts. Super bowl xvii was an american football game between the american football conference afc champion miami dolphins and the national football conference nfc champion washington redskins to decide the national football league nfl champion for the 1982 season. Mcgraw, tug, 59, colorful lefthanded relief pitcher for the new york mets and philadelphia phillies who in 1980 closed out the only world series ever won by the phillies. Jan 25, 2014 super bowl xlviii facts themostexpensivestadiumever and 4millionfor30secondads29932777. This year i think the carolina panthers and the new england patriots are going to go to the super bowl. Below are some interesting stats and information about past super bowls.
The first half of super bowl ix was a defensive struggle, with the lone score being the first safety in super bowl history when tarkenton was downed in his own end zone. Full text of the world almanac and book of facts see other formats. The world almanac and book of facts 2017 sarah janssen. National football league rookie of the year award wikipedia. Between 1920 and 1969 the packers won 11 championships. Carmonas the obesity epidemic in the world almanac 2005. Jan 31, 2016 super bowl xiv, played in the rose bowl in jan. Download pdf 2016 national baseball hall of fame almanac. The super bowl will be held in houston texas in 2016. In the 1980s and 1990s, the tables turned for the afc, as the nfc dominated the super bowls of the new decade and most of those in the 1990s.
Read the world almanac and book of facts 2020 by available from rakuten kobo. What is the super bowl by dina anastasio this book is awesome. Internet archive contributor internet archive language english. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The week prior to the game is highlighted by extensive media buildup and a festival atmosphere in the host city. Read cnn s fast facts about the super bowl and learn more information about the championship game of the national football league. Each question has been carefully crafted by the world almanac expert editorial staff and every answer can be found within the pages of the world almanac 2009, the ultimate source for essential and authoritative facts. The world almanac and book of facts, 1996 internet archive. Miller, ann, 84, tapdancer and actress who was a staple of hollywood musicals in the 1940s and 1950s. Relive some super bowl history with these fun historical super bowl facts and figures. The winner was released via the nea news service and also appeared in the world almanac, which was an nea publication. Our efforts will be in keeping with the hallmarks of the world almanac itselfan american institution that millions of people have turned to for trusted facts for nearly 140 years, and the bestselling u. Want to amaze your friends at that super bowl party youre going to. The world almanac and book of facts 1954 world almanac.
The world almanac and book of facts 2011 world almanac. Snopes is the internets definitive resource for factchecking misinformation, debunking fake news, and. Madison, the supreme court for the first time overturns a u. A substantial part of those costs is borne by taxpayers through medicare and medicaid. Every week during the season, well send you an email to your inbox with scores, this weeks schedule, top performers, fantasy drops and adds, new debuts and interesting tidbits. The front covers of the first two programs make no mention of the words super bowl. Tom brady, philip rivers, teddy bridgewater, dak prescott, drew brees, cam. Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource. Associated press nfl most valuable player award wikipedia. Jan 30, 2015 super bowl sunday is the secondlargest day for consumption of food and drink for americans, behind thanksgiving day. Super bowl party fun facts billions served on super bowl sunday. The game grew out of the merger of the nfl and rival american football league afl in 1966. The book contains over pages of facts and statistics and each has been sourced and doublechecked by our experts.
Ive been to the olympics, the super bowl, and spring training. The trophy is a regulationsize silver football mounted. Dips and spreads are the top choice of food to eat during the super bowl. Emmitt smith ran for more than 18,000 yards in his 15year career, more than any other player in history. I have moonlighted as a standup comedian and earned a black belt. The name for this aggressive, venomous snake actually comes from. The 25 most beautiful college libraries in the world editors note. The world almanac and book of facts 2011 pdf free download. Lets take a look at some of the fun facts and trivia that you should know about before you go to a super bowl party. Super bowl xvi was an american football game between the national football conference nfc champion san francisco 49ers and the american football conference afc champion cincinnati bengals to decide the national football league nfl champion for the 1981 season. Super bowl xv was an american football game between the american football conference afc champion oakland raiders and the national football conference nfc champion philadelphia eagles to decide the national football league nfl champion for the 1980 season.
Americans are expected to devour more than a billion chicken wings on super bowl sunday followed by 11. Feb 03, 2012 the trophy was named after the late coach vince lombardi of the twotime super bowl champion green bay packers before the 1971 super bowl. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 by sarah janssen. World record progression for the onemile run links of the month how to reach us february events. The world almanac and book of facts 1982 by hana umlauf lane. The super bowl is also one of the most watched american broadcasts attracting more than a hundred million viewers. The tampa bay buccaneers won their 1st nfl championship jan. In fact, only 20 of the previous 53 have been in domed stadiums 37. In 1981, walter cronkite signed off as cbs evening news anchor for the last time.
The logos vary in difficulty and will be sure to keep you busy for hours at a time. The super bowl is one of the most beloved events in the usa. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 turtleback. The world almanac and book of facts is a renowned yearly publication that gathers together all of the important information that affected the us in the previous 12 months. It was considered one of the major awards and was included in the nfl record and fact book and its winners still appear in the encyclopedia, total football ii. Super bowl weather records most super bowls have been played outdoors, where weather plays a significant role. Common knowledge series the world almanac and book of facts. The world almanac and book of facts 1983 by hana umlauf lane. The first super bowl featured the top teams from two separate leaguesthe american and national football leagues. For most football fans, it is a very special event.
The world almanac and book of facts 1981 by hana umlauf lane. It was the aflnfl world championship game before the merger of the leagues. Feb 01, 2016 some weather and climate facts about the super bowl according to the srcc table below. Now that time frame goes past 1966, which is when we know the first super bowl to be. The world almanac is published annually in november. Diego chargers 4926, becoming the first nfl team to win five super bowls. At the time, it was called the aflnfl world championship game. The pregame festivities honored the end of the iran hostage crisis which was announced 5 days before the game, and featured a performance by the southern university band. I think that cam newton or tom brady will get the mvp award. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 world almanac. Safety dexter jackson, who had 2 key interceptions, was named the games mvp.
The steelers then recovered a fumble on the second half kickoff, and scored on fullback franco harris s 9yard run. Fantastic fun book for anyone who loves coloring and football. Phil simms, winner of super bowl xxi, was the first to ever say the phrase, im going to disney. Super bowl iii was the third aflnfl championship game in professional american football, and the first to officially bear the trademark name super bowl. Newspaper enterprise association nfl defensive player of. Fastest snakethe black mamba, dendroaspis polylepis has been clocked at speeds of 14 miles per hour for short distances, and is considered the fastestmoving land snake. The history of super bowl programs reflects the history of the game itself. The world almanac and book of facts the world almanac.1164 650 1311 76 331 928 1244 8 850 227 243 1287 478 1465 387 1048 92 220 347 95 1521 525 651 1419 1051 1470 809 384 1009 1392