Monday Night Football’s 50th anniversary: Take this quiz and relive history of famed telecast
Monday marks a significant anniversary for an iconic television program, as “Monday Night Football” will air again exactly 50 years to the day of its first broadcast. The game took place in Cleveland, where the host Browns ultimately beat the New York Jets, 31-21. To view a short video of that broadcast and game on YouTube, click or tap here. From there, “Monday Night Football” took off, becoming the signature broadcast for football fans. From country music star Hank Williams, Jr. singing his famous intro, “All My Rowdy Friends Are Here on Monday Night” to some of the best moments in NFL history, “Monday Night Football” has been an institution for many.