Profession: NFL Head Coach
Why Famous: Coached the Chicago Bears for 11 years and New Orleans Saints for three years. He is one of only two people to win an NFL title as a player, an assistant coach, and a head coach, and the only individual in modern NFL history to win a championship with the same team as a player and a head coach.
- 1961-01-28 NFL coach Mike Ditka (21) weds Marge Dougherty
- 1977-07-08 NFL coach Mike Ditka (37) weds Diana Trantham in Dallas County, Texas
- 1985-12-02 Chicago Bears' head coach Mike Ditka and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan almost come to blows at halftime in a 38-24 loss to the Miami Dolphins at the Orange Bowl, Miami; Chicago's only loss of the NFL season
- 2013-12-09 Mike Ditka's #89 jersey is retired by the Chicago Bears