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These Pictures Show Exactly How Much Americans Love The Super Bowl

Since the very first game in 1967, America has been hot with Super Bowl fever.

Posted on February 1, 2020, at 8:09 a.m. ET

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Letter carriers watch the Super Bowl at a Holiday Inn in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970.

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Broncos fans cheer on their team in Denver, 1978.

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Former president Lyndon B. Johnson congratulates winning quarterback Roger Staubach in the Dallas Cowboys dressing room, 1972.

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Philadelphia Eagles fans at a bar watching the Super Bowl in New Orleans, 1981.

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"Refrigerettes," the women fans of Chicago Bears defensive lineman William "the Refrigerator" Perry, sign a section of a 36-foot-long mural depicting the Chicago Bears, in Chicago, 1986.

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Then–NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue presents a football to President Ronald Reagan before Super Bowl XXIV in New Orleans, 1990.

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A police officer in Washington, DC, arrests a drunk fan after the Washington Redskins won the Super Bowl in 1988.

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Cowboys fans arrive at Super Bowl XXVII, 1993.

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President Bill Clinton watches Super Bowl XXVII with his family and friends at the White House, 1993.

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San Francisco 49ers fans cheer while watching Super Bowl XXIX against the San Diego Chargers at Pat O'Shea's Mad Hatter bar in San Francisco, 1995.

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A fan shows off a pair of tickets for Super Bowl XXX between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona, 1996.

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Tennessee Titans fans at Super Bowl XXXIV at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Jan. 30, 2000.

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Green Bay Packers fans show off their plastic cheese bras in front of Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Jan. 25, 1998.

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US soldiers stationed at the Kandahar air base in Afghanistan watch as the St. Louis Rams play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVI, Feb. 3, 2002.

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President George W. Bush receives a signed football from New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning on the South Lawn of the White House, April 30, 2008.

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A bus packed with St. Louis Rams fans drive down Decatur Street in New Orleans with an effigy of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady plastered to the front, Feb. 2, 2002.

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Fans line up for the security checkpoint outside NRG Stadium (then Reliant Stadium) in Houston prior to Super Bowl XXXVIII between the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers, Feb. 1, 2004.

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A Best Buy customer follows his new 46" Sony Bravia television to the checkout stand in San Francisco, Feb. 1, 2007.

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Sen. Hillary Clinton looks back at photographers while watching the Super Bowl at Dixie's on Grand restaurant in St. Paul, 2008.

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Sen. John McCain greets New England Patriots fans at the Green Dragon Tavern in Boston prior to Super Bowl XLII, 2008.

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President Barack Obama watches the Super Bowl during a party in the family theater of the White House, Feb. 2, 2009.

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Fans celebrate the New Orleans Saints' win against the Indianapolis Colts during Super Bowl XLIV in New Orleans, Feb. 7, 2010.

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A fan shows off his Patriots tattoo on Feb. 6, 2012, the day after the team's Super Bowl loss to the New York Giants, outside Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

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Seattle Seahawks fans react while watching their team play the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl, in Seattle, Feb. 2, 2014.

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An Atlanta Falcons fan wipes away a tear after the team lost to the New England Patriots during the Super Bowl, Feb. 5, 2017.

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New England Patriots fans cheer after the team beat the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII at McGreevy's bar in Boston, Feb. 3, 2019.

UPDATE

A photo that misidentified Pittsburgh Steelers fans has been removed.


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