Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Facts

There are fewer weddings in the United States on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year.24

Kansas City Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt, who first came up with the name "Super Bowl" in 1966, was inspired by the Super Ball, an extremely bouncy rubber toy that was his children's favorite plaything at the time.25

More than 30,000 tickets to the first Super Bowl went unsold, meaning the game was played before a stadium that was almost half empty.26

Americans eat more food on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year except Thanksgiving.27

Janet Jackson's nudity-revealing "wardrobe malfunction" during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show led to "Janet Jackson" becoming the most-Googled internet search term of all time.28

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