Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Cup Championships Mens Downhill ITA Leonardo David

Leonardo David (27 September 1960 – 26 February 1985) was a World Cup alpine ski racer from northwestern Italy…..who died of heart failure in Gressoney-La-Trinité after nearly six years in a coma…. which was caused by injuries he sustained in a fall near Lake Placid, New York, on 3 March 1973…..when David fell a few yards before the finish of the pre-Olympic downhill at Whiteface Mountain…..as seen in this video herewith. …

Animation – 1948 – Cartoon Special – Bugs Bunny In A Feather In His Hare

A Feather in His Hare is a 1946 produced Warner Brothers Looney Tunes animated short….which was  directed by Chuck Jones…..and was originally released on February 7, 1948…..as the title is yet another pun on “hair”…..which Bugs was famous for…..as this was the first Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Chuck Jones that featured Robert McKimson’s design of Bugs….instead of the version Jones used from Super-Rabbit to Hair-Raising…

Comedy – 1981 – Special – Bobby Berosini And His Performing Orangutans – Performed Live At Las Vegas Stardust

Every now and then a video rolls up to be posted that just brings on a big ole belly laugh…..which happened as we watched this video herewith…..where Las Vegas entertainer Bobby Berosini and his performing orangutans are on stage at the Stardust Hotel and Casino…..cuz the truth be known, these orangutans are far more entertaining…

Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Cup Championships – Mens Downhill – SWI Toni Burgler – From Aspen CO

Toni Bürgler is a Swiss former alpine skier who competed in the 1980 Winter Olympics…..as well as the 1978 Alpine Skiing World Cup Championship series….as seen in this video herewith at the Aspen, Colorado event…..which was an event that ABC’s Wide World of Sports covered with legendary sportscaster Jim McKay and sidekick, Bob Beattie…..who traveled the world with McKay while bringing sporting events…

MLB – 1981 – Special – Hilites 1st 100 Years Of MLB Put To HOF Terry Cashman Song Talkin Baseball

“Talkin’ Baseball (Willie, Mickey & The Duke)” is a 1981 song written and performed by Terry Cashman….. as the song describes the history of American Major League Baseball (MLB) from the 1950’s to the beginning of the 1980’s. The song was originally released during the 1981 Major League Baseball strike…. and was inspired by the fact that Cashman grew…

Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Cup Championships – Mens Downhill – ITA Giuliano Giardini – From Aspen

In the 1978 Men’s Downhill World Cup, the winner was decided by the best 5 results count…..as four racers had a point deduction, which are given in brackets…..and for the very first time there was a shared win during the World Cup season….when Josef Walcher and Sepp Ferstl tied in the second race at Kitzbühel.  During this Aspen, Colorado stop…

Animation – 1984 – Comedian George Carlin – Its No Bullshit

We here at ImaSportsphile feel so fortunate to have the video footage that we have of comedian George Carlin…..for in this man was not only comedic genius….which was delivered in a very intellectual and thought provoking way….and low and behold….up pops this Carlin animation piece titled  Its No Bullshit….cuz in our opinion….this video seen herewith…

Alpine Skiing – 1978 – Mens World Cup Downhill In Aspen – AUS Petre Wirnsberger + SUI Peter Mueller

The 1978 World Cup Alpine Skiing Championships were held in Aspen, Colorado between January 29 and February 5…..and televised on ABC’s Wide World of Sports with hosts Jim McKay and Bob Beattie behind the mikes…..with alpine skiing competitions in downhill, special slalom, giant slalom and combined for men and women….as the combined was only a “paper race”.   The 1978…

Music – 1979 – Billy Joel – Only The Good Die Young – Performed Live On Saturday Night Live In 1979

Billy Joel is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist…..who is commonly known as the “Piano Man” after his first major hit and signature song of the same name…..as he has led a commercially successful career as a solo artist since the early 1970’s….who has released twelve studio albums from 1971 to 1993….as well as one studio album in…