Olsen was a 14-time Pro Bowler a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Famer and also was an actor, playing farmer Jonathan Garvey on "Little House on the Prairie" and later starred in his own NBC drama, "Father Murphy."
NBC used their new "Quantel Cypher" graphics system during the Super Bowl to replace Chyron and also used a cursive font logo for the first time during the broadcast.
With the win, the 49ers became the first team to win Super Bowls on ABC, CBS and NBC.
Here are additional facts about the 1989 Super Bowl broadcast:
NBC used Rod Stewart music to end the broadcast
The network used Rod Stewart's "Forever Young" to end the broadcast over highlights from the 1989 Super Bowl, 1988 Summer Olympics, 1989 Fiesta Bowl and 1988 World Series. Yanni's instrumental "Everglade Run" was played over the end credits.
Who did the local radio broadcast in Cincinnati?
The was broadcast by WKRC-AM in Cincinnati with Phil Samp and former Bengals Ken Anderson and Dave Lapham.
What did NBC air after the game?
The network showed the movie "Brotherhood Of The Rose."