Marjeting Timeline

  • NCAA was founded

    NCAA was founded
  • Lou Gehrig is on the Wheaties Box

  • All-American girls professional Baseball League was formed

  • Wilson Sporting Goods signed golfer Babe Didrickson Zaharias

  • Phil Knight opens Blue Ribbon Sports

  • disney world

    The Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens costing $375 million the build
  • Title IX is enacted, mandating equal access to educational opportunities for men and women

  • Rich Foods pays $60,000/year for the naming rights to the Buffalo Bills football stadium.

  • The US boycotts the Summer Olympics in Moscow

  • Mtv

    MTV debuts
  • thriller

    Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” sells 20 million albums
  • The Olympics becomes commercialized

  • Olympic Park in Atlanta, GA is bombed.