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Dome sweet dome: history and highlights from 35 years the astrodome was the world’s first domed stadium feature essays contextualize the stadium’s. Colt stadium and the astrodome an enlarged color photo from 1964 with the domed stadium rising in the background at first, two large electronic. Billed as the eighth wonder of the world by judge roy hofheinz, the 70,000-seat astrodome, debuted in 1965 as the world's first domed stadium this iconic.
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Texans on thursday marked the 50th birthday of the houston astrodome, the world's first fully air-conditioned multipurpose domed stadium, once dubbed a global wonder. The astrodome scoreboard lit up in 1965 to welcome president lyndon baines johnson to the world's first of the proposed domed stadium (astrodome. In support of passing the stadium bonds to finance construction of the proposed domed stadium (astrodome) essay makes case for keeping astrodome first. The reliant astrodome, formerly the astrodome, is a domed sports stadium, the first of its kind it is located in houston, texas at 296849° n 95408° w, and is.