Contact Us

The Murder Of John Lennon Is Revealed To The nation On Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football used to be an event.  Oh, I know, it’s still a big deal, watched by millions.  But ‘back then’, it was different.  It wasn’t the Super Bowl, but it was, well…

An event.

Many of us remember.  There would be Monday Night Football parties, at bars and at homes.  There would be contest’s at the local watering holes, including who would get to throw the brick through the TV screen when Howard Cosell was on (why would we want to do that? Well, that’s another story for another time).

People would have Monday Night Football parties at their home.  Friends would come over, the food and drink would be brought out and the game would begin.

Monday Night Football all those years ago was different.  It was the biggest thing on TV and would usually only be beaten for the year by the Super Bowl.  Remember, this was the years of little or no cable for millions of people.

And so it was December 8, 1980.  The Patriots were battling the Dolphins.  Frank Gifford, Don Meredith and Howard Cosell were in the booth.  A good game, a fun game.

And then Howard Cosell broke the news you see in this video as it happened.

John Lennon had been murdered.

Breaking News January 1973

More Local News

Latest Country Music News

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kxrb.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 1000 KXRB - Classic Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on 1000 KXRB - Classic Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!