Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – USA Torrance Fleischmann + Finvarra

Torrance Watkins-Fleischmann is an American equestrian and Olympic champion….who won a team gold medal in eventing at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic….while finishing 4th in the individual competition. Watkins-Fleischmann made her international debut in the 1970’s….in a career that spanned into the 1990s…..while riding her two most famous horses which included the pinto mare Poltroon ….and the ex-racehorse Finvarra….as seen in this video herewith at…

Pool – 1980 – ABC Wide World Of Sports – Howard Cosell Hosts The World Pool Trick Shot Extravaganza

Anyone who has ever played a game of pool or billiards….simply loves trick shots….and more than likely has mastered at least one or two themselves…..for ABC Wide World of Sports took trick pool shots to a whole another level in the decade of the 1980’s…..when they showcased such great pool players as Minnesota Fats….Willie Mosconi…..Allen…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Game – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – ITA Marina Sciocchetti + Master Hunt

Marina Sciocchetti is an Italian equestrian……who won a team silver medal in eventing at the 1980 Moscow Olympics…..and again in the 1984 Los Angeles Games…..where she is seen in this video herewith…..riding Master Hunt in the equestrian team 3 day event show jump competition.

Boxing – 1980 – Howard Cosell Hosts In Studio With Larry Holmes + Muhammad Ali After Their Fight

Larry Holmes vs. Muhammad Ali was billed as “The Last Hurrah“….which was a professional boxing match contested on October 2, 1980 in Las Vegas for the WBC and Lineal Heavyweight Championships.  The fight took place at a time when Larry Holmes was in his prime as truly one of the greatest Heavyweight Champions throughout history…..while The Greatest Muhammad Ali was well past his time….but still managed…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – USA Bruce Davidson On J J Babu

Bruce Davidson is an American equestrian…..who competes in the sport of eventing….when at the age of 18, he tried out for the United States eventing team and was accepted….after which he won his first medal as a member of the silver-medal-winning US team at the 1972 Munich Olympics…. which was followed up by winning gold at the 1976 Montreal Olympics….and the 1984 Los…

TV Ads – 1986 – US Marine Corps + Actor Mark Harmon For Coors Beer

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces ….which are responsible for conducting expeditionary and amphibious operations with the United States Navy predominantly….as well as the Army and Air Force.  The history of the Marine Corps began when two battalions of Continental Marines were formed on 10 November 1775 in Philadelphia…..as a service branch of infantry troops capable of fighting both at sea and on shore….who in…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Track & Field – Mens Triple Jump Prelims – USA Willie Banks Final Jump

Willie Bank was a track & field athlete who competed in the triple jump…..when on June 16, 1985 he set a world record of 17.97 m (58 feet 11.5 inches) at the US National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA…..while he had finished second in the NCAA Championships in 1977 and 1978…..then he broke the American triple jump record in 1981…..and qualified for the…

MLB – April 1983 – This Week In Baseball – St Louis Cardinals Pitch 3 Shutouts In 1st Week Of Season

The St. Louis Cardinals 1983 season was the team’s 102nd season in St. Louis, Missouri….and the 92nd season in the National League. The Cardinals went 79-83 during the season and finished 4th in the National League East….which was eleven games behind the NL Champion Philadelphia Phillies. They were the first team in the Divisional play era to have a losing season one year…

Comedy – 1981 – Red Skelton Live – Stand Up Routine – On Things That Always Seem To Happen

The truly great comedians can all find humor and a good laugh from the simplest of things in every day life….for the great ones don’t need a big punch line to a funny joke….or the expression of a human frailty to get a good laugh….cuz truly funny people like America’s Clown Prince can simply state that they…