Music – 1982 – Ray Charles – Just Because – Performed Live At Constitution Hall

Brother Ray, Oh Brother Ray…..your genius never ceases to move our emotions…..for you can deliver a ballad or a love song like nobody else….with those rough notes laced with soft gentle kindness…..it’s just because you’re near that the cold nights grow warmer….as Heaven’s not so far away….so, whisper in my ear….cuz gentle is the darkness…

Boxing – 1982 – NBCs Dick Enberg Highlights Light Middleweight Tony Ayala Defeat Of Carlos Herrera

Back in the early 1980’s…..up and coming San Antonio, Tx light heavyweight boxer Tony “El Torito” Ayala used to train at an upstairs boxing gym across from Bone Daddy’s (the original Sportsphile) sports bar on 6th Street in Austin, Tx…..and the young Ayala would come into his bar and request various boxing videos that the two would…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Jill St John Stand Up Routine + Excerpt From 1967 Movie Eight On A Lam

Jill St. John is an American actress…..who is best known for playing Bond girl Tiffany Case in Diamonds Are Forever (1971).  In May 1957, St. John was 16 when Universal Pictures signed her to a contract for seven years starting at $200 a week…..as her major studio film debut was in Summer Love (1958) starring John Saxon….when she also appeared on TV in episodes of The Christophers, Schlitz…

Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championships Mens Finals – USSR Alexander Fadeev – With John Tesh

Alexandre Fadeev is a Russian former competitive figure skater….who represented the USSR…. who won bronze at the 1979 World Junior Championships….and then gold the following year.  In the 1983–84 season, he won his first of four European titles….while stepping onto his first World podium by taking the bronze medal.  Fadeev won the 1985 World Championships by placing first in all three segments of the…

Boxing – 1983 – 10 Rnd Lightweight Bout – John Montes Vs Hector Camacho – With Tim Ryan + Gil Clancy

Hector Camacho was a young undefeated 19 – 0 super featherweight boxer…..who had champion written all over him…..when he entered the ring on February 12, 1983 at Buckner Fieldhouse inFort Richardson, Alaska to take on a really good club fighter in John Montes Jr ….who was 22 – 1 lightweight boxer when he stepped in…

Boxing – 1982 – Dr Ferdie Pacheco Interviews Ref Tony Perez On Why Didnt Stop Qawi vs Martin Fight

Tony Perez is an American boxing referee and judge of Puerto Rican descent…..who during his career, he refereed many major boxing fights and participated in a number of boxing related documentaries.  Perez was active as a boxing referee during five decades….as he oversaw fights between 1968 and 2005….and was both acclaimed and criticized among boxing’s connoisseurs…. after he refereed…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Rosemary Clooney StandUp Routine + 1953 Movie Excerpt Here Come The Girls

Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress….who came into prominence in the early 1950’s with the song “Come On-a My House”….which was followed by other popular numbers such as “Botch-a-Me”, “Mambo Italiano”, “Tenderly”, “Half as Much”, “Hey There” and “This Ole House”. She also had success as a…

Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championship Ice Dance Comp – USSR Marina Klimova + Serei Ponomarenko

Marina Klimova and Sergei Ponomarenko are former competitive ice dancers…..who competed for the Soviet Union and the Unified Team…..as they became the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympic figure skating ice dance champions…..the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics silver medalists…..and the 1984 Sarajevo Winterr Olympics bronze medalists….along with being three-time World champions….as well as  four-time European champions.  In addition to winning three World championships and four European…