not before playing the National Anthem.
T.V. networks still went "off the air".
I'm not sure if you are referring to Jelly shoes aka "Jellies," but I was suddenly reminded of those from your post.* You had a white capped-sleeve t-shirt with a rainbow arched across the front... and you weren't gay proud.
* You had sandals made from recycled tires with the treads on the soles. Anyone remember those?