Count Up to Super Bowl 50: A Look Back at Super Bowl XXX

November 2nd, 2015 by Bullseye Event Group

The Dallas Cowboys were at it again during Super Bowl XXX. The Cowboys played against the Pittsburgh Steelers and won the game 27-17. The game was played in Tempe, Arizona at Sun Devil Stadium. There were a total of 76, 347 people in attendance on January 28, 1996.

Larry Brown of the Dallas Cowboys was actually the first cornerback to be declared MVP of a Super Bowl game. Brown made quite the impact on Super Bowl XXX because he had two interceptions by the second half of the game. The Cowboys were starting to get used to the Super Bowl by this point, considering it was their 5th appearance.

The game brought in 94.08 million viewers and was aired on the NBC network. Vanessa Williams sang the National Anthem for Super Bowl XXX and Joe Montana did the coin toss. Joe Montana was most popularly known for being the MVP of prior Super Bowl games. The announcers of the game were Dick EnbergPhil Simms and Paul Maguire. The cost of a 30 second commercial rose quite a bit in 1996 and the total cost was $1.085 million. The halftime show was quite popular for Super Bowl XXX because Diana Ross performed.

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