NBA – 1986 – Finals Game 2 – Rockets Vs Celtics Halftime Show With Brent Musburger + Magic Johnson

In this video herewith….CBS’s Brent Musburger and guest host Magic Johnson man the mikes for At the Half of Game 2 of the 1986 NBA Finals…..which was played on May 29, 1986 before 14,890 fans at Boston Garden…..when the third quarter again proved decisive for the Celtics….who outscored the Rockets 34-19 in the quarter….in a game…

Music – 1980 – Simon & Garfunkle – Sound Of Silence + Bridge Over Troubled Water

Obviously, this is not Art Garfunkel singing with Paul Simon in this 1980 music video from Saturday Night Live ….but rather Charles Grodin imitating Art Garfunkel….as they sing the classic duet’s songs…..Sound of Silence and Bridge Over Troubled Water…..but it is such good comedy, that we just had to post this video seen herewith in the music section….just to add…

MLB – 1964 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – Highlights – World Series Game 7 -NY Yankess Vs StL Cardinals

“Something had to give” in Game 7….as the Yankees had lost back-to-back World Series only once in their history to the New York Giants in 1921–22….and were in danger of doing so again….after having lost to the Dodgers in 1963….and the Cardinals had never lost a World Series Game 7. Bob Gibson pitched his third start…

Horse Racing – 1986 – 112th Kentucky Derby PreRace Show – With Al Michaels + Bill Hartack

This video features ABC’s Al Michaels and Bill Hartack providing all the trimmings for setting the table at the 112th running of the Kentucky Derby….including overview of the upcoming race….along with interviews with key trainers….plus a rundown of the entire field and what each horse brings to the table….along with the singing of My Old Kentucky…

Music – 1978 – Randy Newman – Its Money That I Love + Dont Take Off My Pants

Randy Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice….which is mordant and often satirical pop songs, and for film scores. Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural, Leatherheads, Cats Don’t Dance, Meet the Parents, Cold Turkey, and Seabiscuit. He has scored eight Disney–Pixar animated films: Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Toy…

MLB – 1969 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – World Series Game 2 – Baltimore Orioles Vs New York Mets

The 1969 World Series was played between the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles….with the Mets prevailing in five games to accomplish one of the greatest upsets in Series history….as the ’69  Orioles squad was considered to be one of the finest ever…..so, this World Series win earned the New Yorkers the moniker “The Miracle Mets”….as they had risen from the depths…

Horse Racing – 1984 – Highlights – Breeders Cup Mile 1st Royal Heroine + Profile Of Northern Dancer

 The Breeders’ Cup Mile is a 1-mile (1.6 km) Grade 1 Weight for Age stakes race for thoroughbred racehorses three years old and up….which is run on a grass course….and has been conducted annually as part of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships since the event’s inception in 1984…to which this video seen herewith is related….wherein the winner was Royal Heroine.       Royal Heroine (1980–2002) was a Thoroughbred Champion racehorse foaled in Ireland….who raced in England and France….and…

Music – 1978 – Sergio Mendez + Brazil 66 – Fool On A Hill + The Look Of Love + Going Out Of My Head

Sérgio Mendes (born February 11, 1941) is a Brazilian musician…..who has over 55 releases in albums and singles…..while playing bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk.  He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song in 2012 as co-writer of the song “Real in Rio” from the animated film Rio. Mendes is a unique example of a Brazilian musician primarily known in the United States,…

Music – 1979 – The Patti Smith Group – G L O R I A GLORIA

Patti Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist….who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Called the “punk poet laureate”….Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Her most widely known song is “Because the Night” ….which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen…..while reaching # 13…