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Pierre Trudeau, Prime Minister, Wore An Awesome Cape During 1970 Grey Cup Game

The Trudeau Formerly Known As Prime Minister.

Sunday night's Grey Cup game was epic.

The Toronto Argonauts stunned the Calgary Stampeders to win the Grey Cup during a snowy showdown in Ottawa, and Shania Twain was pulled onto the field by freakin' dog sled in what can only be described as a pure, uncut Canadian moment. Twitter was divided over the pop-y rendition of 'O Canada' by Choir Choir Choir, and history was made in the form of the longest offensive touchdown in Grey Cup history.

One thing that managed to unite everyone, however, was a picture that was dug up of the 1970 Grey Cup game, at which then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau showed up in a flowy, striking cape ensemble.

Let's take a moment to remember what Pierre Trudeau wore to the 1970 Grey Cup.

— Aaron Wherry (@AaronWherry) November 27, 2017

The Canadian Press photo, taken by Peter Bregg, showed the prime minister about to walk onto the field of Exhibition Stadium in Toronto to present the trophy to the Montreal Alouettes.

He was decked out in a black cape on top of a beige jacket, sporting a rose on his lapel, leather gloves, plaid pants and a seriously jaunty top hat.

If you're suddenly hearing Prince's "Purple Rain" in your head, you're not alone.

LOL! Who wore it better?

— Ross Galbraith 🇨🇦 (@RossGalbraith) November 27, 2017

But there were a lot more comparisons where that came from.

Because of the DC character's famous red cape, Superman was invoked.

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