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Ditka, Michael Keller

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.

1939 – Born on the 18th of October at Carnegie, Pennsylvania U.S.A.


1958 – He played football at University of Pittsburgh


1961 – He was drafted by Chicago Bears (an NFL football team) in the NFL Draft.



1963 – He played in NFL championship and they defeated New York Giants (an NFL football team).



1967 – He was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles (NFL football team).



1969 – He was traded off to the Dallas Cowboys (NFL football team).



1972 –  He retired as a professional football player, immediately he was hired as an assistant coach by Dallas Cowboys.


1982  – He began his career as a head coach of Chicago Bears.



1985  – He was awarded as NFL coach of the year.


          – He was arrested and convicted of DWI (Driving While Intoxicated)



1986 – He was enshrined in the College Football Hall Of Fame (museum devoted to college football).



1992 – He was fired as a head coach of Chicago Bears.


          – He working as an analyst on NFL Live which broadcast on NBC as a color commentator for many other NBC broadcasts.



1997 – He returned for three seasons, as a head coach to the New Orleans Saints (NFL football team) 



1999 – He was ranked number 90 on  "The Sporting News" (American based sports weekly magazine) list of the 100 Greatest Football Players.



2007 – He is now working on ESPN Sports channel.