And as the 50th anniversary approaches next year of SAFC winning the FA Cup, we decided to take a closer look at some of the people who were part of it all – the fans.
Here are nine photos from the day the Cup came home – from The Prospect to the Board Inn and East Herrington to the town centre.
You climbed on rooftops, on to scaffolding and lined the streets to get the best view possible. Now we want your memories of that fantastic year when Wearside footballing dreams became reality.
First, though, see if you can spot someone you know.