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Frank Gifford


1930 Born August 16 in Santa Monica, California to Weldon and Lola Mae Gifford
1948 Enters Bakersfield Junior College
1949 Enters University of Southern California
1951 Receives All-American honors for college football from Collier's magazine
1952 Marries Maxine Ewart on January 13 in Las Vegas
1952 Is drafted by New York Giants
1956 Is named Most Valuable Player in NFL by United Press International
1960 Suffers severe injury on November 20 game against Philadelphia Eagles
1964 Retires from professional football
1971 Joins ABC network's Monday Night Football lineup
1976 Induction into College Football Hall of Fame
1977 Induction into Pro Football Hall of Fame
1986 Marries Kathie Lee Epstein Johnson on October 18
1997 Adulterous affair publicized in the Globe tabloid
1998 Retires as broadcaster

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