Behind the shoot: Darrelle Revis recreates Namath cover
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Behind the shoot: Darrelle Revis recreates Namath cover
Monday July 20th, 2015

With Darrelle Revis set to headline a new era for the New York Jets this season, Sports Illustrated's cover this week plays homage to the Jets’ glory days.

For this week’s issue, SI took Revis to New York and Miami to recreate two iconic moments: Broadway Joe Namath’s “Football Goes Show Biz” cover from 1965 and Namath's poolside Super Bowl III guarantee at the Playhouse banquet hall.

Of course, much has changed from 1965, when Namath’s picture in Times Square adorned the cover of SI. Let’s take a quick look back.

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1965 AND 2015, Then and Now
   1965 2015
President Lyndon B. Johnson Barack Obama
Vice President Hubert Humphrey Joe Biden
U.S. GDP per capita (chained 2009 dollars, inflation-adjusted) 4.10 trillion 16.30 trillion
Median cost of new house $21,000 $275,000
Average cost of new car $2,650 $33,560
Highest-rated broadcast TV show “Bonanza” Week of July 6: “America’s Got Talent”
Motor Trend Car of the Year Pontiac Motor Division Volkswagen Golf
Average cost of gas per gallon $0.31 $2.75
Top song on Billboard’s Hot 100 July: “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones July: “Cheerleader” by Omi
Top movie at box office The Sound of Music ($163,214,286) Jurassic World ($611,174,000 as of July 20)

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