Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Rhonda Fleming In 1959 Movie Alias, Jesse James Clip + A Stand Up Routine

Rhonda Fleming….born Marilyn Louis is a retired American film/television actress and singer. She acted in more than 40 films….mostly in the 1940’s and 1950’s….and became renowned as one of the most glamorous actresses of her day….who was nicknamed the “Queen of Technicolor” ….cuz she photographed so well in that medium….not to mention….she was stunningly beautiful. After starring with Bob…

Boxing – 1982 – 10 Rnd Super Middleweight Bout – Mustafa Hamsho Vs Bobby Czyz – Rnds 7 Thru 10

This was a really good fight…..as Bobby Czyz was young and undefeated…..but he was up against a top-rated seasoned boxer….who fought every good to great boxer in and around his weight division of light heavyweight…..which by the way, you can tell by Czyz’s interview in this video herewith…..that he would be a champion one day. …

NFL – 1978 – Greatest Plays – Bartkowski To Jackson On Last Play Of Game With Atlanta Vs New Orleans

Steve Bartkowski is a former American football quarterback in the NFL….who played for the Atlanta Falcons from 1975 – 1985….and the Los Angeles Rams in 1986….for Steve Bartkowski was chosen with the first overall pick in the 1975 NFL Draft….ahead of Walter Payton…. by the Atlanta Falcons….and was selected byt The Sporting News as the NFL Rookie of the Year.  He was the first client of sports agent Leigh Steinberg….for…

Music – 1982 – The Stripper – Put To Credits Of The HBO Special By The Same Name

“The Stripper“ is an instrumental composed by David Rose….and recorded in 1958….then was released four years later…..with music that evinces a jazz influence….with especially prominent trombone slides ….. and evokes the feel of music used to accompany striptease artists…..which reached # 1 on Billboard’s Top 100 chart in July, 1962…as It became a gold record…..which Billboard ranked as the # 5 song of 1962. The tune came to prominence by…

Music – 1982 – Ray Charles – Everything Is Going My Way – Sung Live At Constitutional Hall

Ray Charles was an American singer, songwriter, musician and composer…..who preferred to be called Brother Ray among friends and fellow musicians….but was often referred to as “The Genius”…..for he pioneered the soul music genre during the 1950’s by combining blues, rhythm and blues and gospel styles into the music he recorded for Atlantic Records…..while he contributed to the integration of country music, rhythm…

NFL – 1969 – Sportscasting Legend Curt Gowdy Highlights The Most Memorable Event He Ever Called

Here at ImaSportsphile…..sportscaster Curt Gowdy is the stuff that legends were made of….especially when it comes to “men behind the mike” that call a sporting event…..for he was truly with the best of the best as a sportscaster….so, to have a video clip where he relates to the viewers what his most memorable event was that he…

Music – 1982 – Bill Murray – Medley Of Songs – With Proud Mary + Celebrate + Emotional Rescue

Bill Murray is a man of many talents…..who possess comedic genius threaded throughout the characters that he creates in his mind…..and one of our favorites here at ImaSportsphile is his “poor man’s nightclub act”…..with his distinctly “cheezy” and most always somewhat “sleezy” nightclub entertainer / singer / comedian persona…..as seen in this video herewith….when Nick Rivers hits the stage…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Teams Ever – Coach Vince Lombardi And His Green Bay Packers

Vincent Lombardi was an American football player, coach and executive in the NFL…..who is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960’s….when he led the team to three straight and five total NFL Championships in seven years….plus, he led his Packers to winning the first two Super Bowls at the conclusion of the 1966 and 1967 NFL seasons. In his second year….Green Bay…

Music – 1982 – Ray Charles – America The Beautiful – Scenic Washington National Monuments Backdrop

“America the Beautiful“ is an American patriotic song….with the lyrics having been written by Katharine Lee Bates….while the music was composed by church organist and choirmaster Samuel A. Ward of the Grace Episcopal Church in Newark, New Jersey….as these two composers never met….for Bates originally wrote the words as a poem titled “Pikes Peak“….which was first published in the Fourth of July edition of the church…