Kentucky Football: Wildcats run, run, run all over LSU 42-21 to stay unbeaten

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The last time that Kentucky was 6-0 was 1950 and this was happening

Not since 1950 have the Wildcats started a season 6-0.

To put that in perspective:

  • Harry Truman was in office and announced he was developing the hydrogen bomb
  • the Korean War began in June of that same year
  • this same week that year Charles Shultz’s Peanuts comic strip made its debut.
  • “All The Kings Men” won Best Picture
  • “Goodnight Irene” was the most played in stores by DJ’s and on Jukeboxes
  • The most watch TV show was “The Lone Ranger”

Oh, and on October 7, 1950  No. 6 Kentucky defeated Dayton 40-0 for its fourth shutout of the season in four games having beaten LSU in Week 2 14-0. They would finish that season 11-1 with the only loss coming in the final regular-season game to Tennessee 7-0.