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Super Bowl Champions the Philadelphia Eagles Soar Over the Patriots

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Football’s biggest night is finally over and the Super Bowl Champions are the Philadelphia Eagles.

Super Bowl Winners History

The New England Patriots faced off against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. for Super Bowl LII and battle for the Lombardi Trophy.

Super Bowl Winners History and Trivia

Super Bowl XLIX  New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks is scheduled to be played on February 1, 2015, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  Kickoff is scheduled for 4:30pm MST (6:30pm EST/23:30 UTC).  This will be the second Super Bowl played in that stadium (XLII), and the third one held in the Phoenix metropolitan area (XXX at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe). The game will be broadcast in the United States by NBC.

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 Super Bowl Winners History

2015 Super Bowl

Digital: NBC will also live stream the game on NBCSports.com on computers and the NBC Sports Live Extra app on tablets. Mobile device rights are exclusively to Verizon Wireless NFL Mobile for its subscribers.

National coverage: The game will be nationally broadcast on Westwood One radio, with Kevin Harlan as play-by-play announcer, Boomer Esiason as color analyst, and James Lofton and Mark Malone as sideline reporters. Jim Gray will anchor the pre-game and halftime coverage, with Larry Fitzgerald, Tom Brady, Scott Graham, Rod Woodson and Kurt Warner contributing.

Explain This History Lesson

Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846 

John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946 

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Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1860

John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1960

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Both of the were particularly concerned about Civil Rights
Both of their wives lost children while living in the White House 

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Both of them were shot on a Friday

Both of them were shot in the head

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♣Now it really gets Weird
Lincoln’s Secretary was named Kennedy
Kennedy’s Secretary was named Lincoln

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Both were assassinated by Southerners
Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson

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Andrew Johnson who succeeded Lincoln was born in 1808

Lyndon B Johnson who succeeded Kennedy was born in 1908

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John Wilkes Booth who assassinated Lincoln was born in 1839
Lee Harvey Oswald who assassinated Kennedy was born in 1939

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Both were known by their three names
Both names contain 15 letters

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Lincoln was shot in Ford Theater

Kennedy was shot in a Lincoln made by Ford

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Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a warehouse
Kennedy’s was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a theater

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Both Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials

Continued Next Page….It gets much stranger

On This Day Trivia, March 12th

1942: After first asking him to take a pay cut, the New York Yankees agreed to give Joe DiMaggio a $6,250 raise. In the previous season, Joltin’ Joe had hit in a record 56 consecutive games, batted .357, and driven in 125 runs, helping the Yankees win the pennant by 17 games.

1951:Dennis the Menace,” a comic by cartoonist Hank Ketcham, made its syndicated debut in 16 newspapers.

1974:Wonder Woman” premiered on television, starring Lynda Carter. Wonder Woman’s secret identity was Diana Prince. The original comic book character was created by Charles Moulton, who also invented the lie detector.

1974: Singers John Lennon and Harry Nilson were thrown out of the Troubadour in Los Angeles for heckling the Smothers Brothers.

1986: History’s fattest cat died at age 10 in Cairns, Australia. The neutered male house cat named Himmy was 38 inches long and weighed 47 pounds.

1990: 153,000 snails were reported missing from a snail farm in Hepburn, England, apparently history’s largest snail disappearance.

1992: Tammy Faye Baker announced she would divorce her evangelist husband, Jim, who was in prison for swindling. The couple had been married 31 years.

1992: Hollywood stars Warren Beatty and Annette Bening were married.

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