1978 CBS Evening News Coverage Of Saga Of Reverend Jim Jones And Guyana Massacre

DOG ASIDE: James Warren “Jim” Jones (May 13, 1931 – November 18, 1978) was an American cult leader. Jones was the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple….best known for the mass murder-suicide in November 1978 of 918 of its members in Jonestown, Guyana….the murder of Congressman Leo Ryan….and the ordering of four additional Temple member deaths…

1912 Stockholm Olympic Games With Mens Pentathlon & Decathlon Winner Jim Thorpe

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It is July 1912….King Gustav of Sweden officiates over the Opening Ceremony at the newly built Olympic Stadium in Stockholm, Sweden…the place when Native American Indian Jim Thorpe….would win the 5-event Pentathlon….and the 10-event Decathlon…a feat that has never been repeated since….as Thorpe proved he was the greatest athlete in the world.

1984 L A Olympics Mens Freestyle Wrestling Match With Heavywt USA Bruce Baumgardner imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: In the Men’s Super Heavyweight Freestyle Wrestling Competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games…..USA Bruce Baumgartner won the Gold……Robert Molle of Canada won Silver….and Ayhan Taskin of Turkey won Bronze.  It was the 7th Gold medal won by the US Men’s Freestyle Team out of 10 weight divisions competed for at The…

1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics Men’s 15km Cross Country Skiing & Men’s 20km Biathlon

DOG ASIDE: Many of the gold, silver and bronze medals that are competed for in the Winter Olympics…..are for disciplines that are not as well known as most Olympic competitions….at least, this is so in the US….and cross country skiing….along with the biathlon….are some of those events that indeed intensely competed for…even though they are…

Austin City Limits Rolling Credits To Theme Song London Homesick Blues With Pictures Of Austin City

DOG ASIDE: Austin City Limits (ACL) is an American public television music program recorded live in the music capital of Austin, Texas by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station KLRU……and broadcast on many PBS stations around the United States. The show helped Austin to become widely known as the “Live Music Capital of the World”…. and is the…

Lily Tomlin & The Howard Shaw All Nurse Band Live on SNL Sings Saint James Infirmary

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There are many many reasons why Saturday Night Live has been a part of America’s comedic fiber….and Comedian Lily Tomlin singing “St. James Infirmary”….is just living proof of how insidious they have been….cuz Bone Daddy still laughs at this stuff…35 years later…..and I like the music.