10 Wow-The-Crowd Super Bowl Fun Facts #SuperBowl

Want to wow the crowd and impress your friends with a few Super Bowl Fun Facts? Then Keep reading, because I have surfed the web and newspaper to find 10 of the most awesome Super Bowl Fun Facts... 

Without further ado, 10 Wow The Crowd Super Bowl Fun Facts:

1. The most watched Super Bowl telecast in U.S. history was Super Bowl XLVIII (2014) with an estimated 112.2 million U.S. viewers and 160 million viewers worldwide! (Nielsen

2. Nearly half of Super Bowl Sunday spectators are women! Last year, and estimate 52.6 million females tuned, accounting for 46.8% of viewers(Nielsen)

3. The Vince Lombardi Trophy is made of 6.7 pounds of Tiffany and Co. sterling silver. (Tiffany & Co.)


4. A :30 ad in the 2015 Super Bowl cost $4.5 million, the most expensive ad in history and a 12.5% increase from last year’s game. That's $150,000 per second!!!! (Kantar Media)

5. Last year’s half time act featuring Bruno Mars and The Red Hot Chili Peppers was the most watched ever averaging 115.3 million viewers (three million more than the game), surpassing Madonna with LMFAO and M.I.A. in 2012 as the most watched half time act (114 million viewers). (NielsenThis year’s half time act Katy Perry (along with Lenny Kravitz) has 64.1 million Twitter followers more than anyone else. (Twitter)

6. Real grass will be rolled out onto the University of Phoenix field for the game. Nothing but the best...

7. The first Super Bowl (1967) was a match-up between the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay PackersThough, it wasn't the Super Bowl; the game was known as AFL-NFL World Championship Game until 1970. (The game was televised on both NBC and CBS!) 

8.  Of the estimated 113.million 2014 Super Bowl 2015 viewers, the National Retail Federation says a poll showed, 46.8% of people say the game itself is the most important part of the Super Bowl; 25.1% say it’s the commercials; 16.2% say hanging out with friends and 11.9% say it’s the half time show. (National Retail Federation)

9. 1.23 billion chicken wings will sloped down on Super Bowl Sunday; four for every American. (National Chicken Council) FYI: Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest day for consumption of food and drink for Americans, behind Thanksgiving Day. (Reuters)

10. Next to the Fourth of July more beer is consumed on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year. $1.01 billion is spent on beer in the two weeks surrounding the Super Bowl at grocery and convenience stores. That's an estimated 325.5 million gallons of beer! (Nielsen)

(GASP!) You don't say...

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