Tennis – 1941 – Highlights Of U S Open Champions – Featuring Sara Cook And Bobby Riggs

DOG ASIDE: This vintage treasure features Sarah Cooke winning the U.S. National Tennis women’s singles championship in 1941….as the video says….Sarah was # 1 in ’41…..Sarah Hammond Palfrey Danzig (September 18, 1912 – February 27, 1996) was an American tennis player….whose career spanned two decades from the late 1920’s until the late 1940’s. She won the singles title…

Horse Racing – 1987 – Jack Whitaker Interviews Demons Begone Jockey Pat Day After Kentucky Derby

DOG ASIDE:  Going into the 113th Running of the Kentucky Derby…..Demons Begone was the odds-on favorite to win….whose profuse bleeding during the race resulted in him being pulled up on the backstretch by Jockey Pat Day….seen in this video herewith….which brings to mind just how fragile these large fast creatures are….and the thoroughbred just loves to…

MLB – 1979 – ImaSportsphile Special – Legendary Vin Scully Not Realizing Camera Is Still Running

DOG ASIDE: Vincent Edward Scully (born November 29, 1927) is an American retired sportscaster….who is best known for his 67 seasons calling games for Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers….after beginning in 1950….when the franchise was located in Brooklyn….and ending in 2016. His run constitutes the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single team in professional sports history….and he is second only…

Music – 1978 – The Grateful Dead – This Must Be Heaven

DOG ASIDE: The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California….with a group that ranged from quintet to septet….whereby the band is known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements  of rock, folk, country, bluegrass, blues, gospel, modal jazz, reggae, experimental music, psychedelia, and space rock….and if that sounded like quite a lot….it was.  The Dead were known for live performances of lengthy instrumental jams,….and let’s not forget their…

Music – 1979 – Kris Kristofferson + Hank Williams Jr – Nobody Is Lonesome For Me

DOG ASIDE: Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American actor and singer-songwriter….who wrote and recorded the songs like “Me and Bobby McGee“….“For the Good Times”….“Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down“….and “Help Me Make It Through the Night”.  Kristofferson composed his own songs….and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein.  In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Gymnastics Mens Rings Final – USA Mitch Gaylord – With Jim McKay

DOG ASIDE: Mitchell Jay Gaylord (born March 10, 1961) is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist in the 1984 Los Angeles Games….as Gaylord led the gold-medal-winning U.S. men’s gymnastics team….by becoming the first American gymnast to score a perfect 10.00 in the Olympics.  He also won the silver medal in vault….the bronze in parallel bars….and the bronze in the rings. In addition to…

Boxing – 1990 – Heavywt Title Fight Douglas Vs Tyson – Larry Merchant PostFight Interview With Winner Buster Douglas

DOG ASIDE: James “Buster“ Douglas (born April 7, 1960) is an American retired professional boxer….who competed from 1981 to 1990….and again from 1996 to 1999….who is best known for his stunning upset of Mike Tyson on February 11, 1990 in Tokyo, Japan….to win the undisputed heavyweight title. At the time Tyson was undefeated…nicknamed Iron Mike….and considered to be the best boxer in the world,….s well as…

TV Ads – 1986 – Armor All Treatment + Honda Fat Cat Motorcycles + The NBA Its Fantastic Promo

DOG ASIDE: Armor All is a line of car care products manufactured by American company Armored AutoGroup of Danbury, Connecticut….with sprays, gels, liquids and wipes which are specifically designed to clean, shine, and protect most interior and exterior automobile surfaces.  According to patent documents…. Armor All typically contains water, PDMS (silicone), diethylene glycol, glycerin and various additional chemical compounds. The Honda TR200 series of bikes commercially…

News 1986 Ch 7 Austin With Bob Karstens Featuring Memorial Day Around The Country

DOG ASIDE KTBC, virtual and VHF digital channel 7, is a Fox owned-and-operated television station licensed to Austin, Texas, United States. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations….subsidiary of 21st Century Fox…as KTBC’s studios are located on East 10th Street near the Texas State Capitol in downtown Austin….where they have been since the 1960’s….and its transmitter is based at the West Austin Antenna Farm on Mount Larson. Memorial Day or Decoration Day is a federal holiday…