DOG ASIDE: Synchronized swimming was introduced as a sport in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..and Bone Daddy was there to see the inaugural competition. The sport is a hybrid form of swimming, dance and gymnastics….consisting of swimmers (either solos, duets, trios, combos, or teams)….performing a synchronized routine of elaborate moves in the water….accompanied by music.…Details
DOG ASIDE: Edwin Corley Moses (born August 31, 1955) is an American former track and field athlete….who won gold medals in the 400m hurdles at the 1976 Montreal Olympics and the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Between 1977 and 1987….Moses won 107 consecutive finals (122 consecutive races) and set the world record in his event four times…..which means he…Details
DOG ASIDE: Ivan Frederick Boesky (born March 6, 1937) is an American stock trader who is notable for his prominent role in a Wall Street insider trading scandal that occurred in the United States in the mid-1980’s. If I’m not correct….wasn’t the John Connally and Ben Barnes S & L scandal in the lone star…Details
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…Details
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.
Tiffany Lisa Cohen (born June 11, 1966) is an American former swimmer who was a double gold medalist at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games….in the 400m and 800m freestyle events.
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…Details
DOG ASIDE: This is one of those clips that just puts a “briar in my saddle” …..cuz the fact is that HUMANS always complicate instead of simplify….and therefore, are never able to come to real resolutions to issues. HUMANS just simply like to wallow in the mess that they create….and continue to manifest rather than…Details
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…Details