Bears Super Bowl Fun Facts

Here how much has changed since the Bears last went to the Super Bowl:

Number of broadcast networks:

1985: 3

Today: 7

Format of 94.7FM:

1985: WLS-FM (Rock/Top 40)

Today: WZZN-FM (Oldies – the format and call letters of this frequency would change numerous times between 1985 and 2005)

Cost of a candy bar:

1985: 39 cents

Today: 89 cents

Top Sitcom:

1985: The Cosby Show

Today: Does anyone even know?

Song that was No. 1 on the pop charts:

1985: That’s What Friends Are For by Dionne and Friends (Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder – proceeds from sales of this single went to AIDS research)

Today: Irreplaceable by Beyonce

Show ladies were talking about the the hair salon:

1985: Dynasty, Dallas, Knots Landing

Today: Desperate Housewives (some things never change)

Top contest show:

1985: Star Search

Today: American Idol

World Series Champions:

1985: Kansas City Royals (beat the Cardinals in seven)

Today: St. Louis Cardinals (beat the Tigers in five)

Super Bowl Champions:

1985-86: Chicago Bears

2006-07: Chicago Bears (We hope)