Super Bowl XIII in 1979: Deja Vu All Over Again

Posted: 10th May 2010 by Tim McGhee in NFL
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Steelers fans around the globe knew Sunday January 21, 1979, was going to be a special day.  Their Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys, the Steel Curtain and America’s Team, were meeting that afternoon in Super Bowl XIII at the Orange Bowl.  That championship game held much promise for both teams laden with talent – 14 Hall of Fame members would eventually be inducted between them – as they scrapped for their third Lombardi Trophy. I was a mechanical engineering student at West Virginia University.  One of my housemates was a sophomore who had as guests a few sophomore friends from around the Pittsburgh area.  We were primed to watch the Steelers.  The keg of Genesee was on ice, a turkey was in the oven, the television was tuned to KD ...

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