Music – 1983 – Dance Number – I Want You Baby – Performed Live On Motown 25th Anniversary Show

This particular choreographed song and dance routine was inspired by a what artist Harry Bird captured on canvas in a sense of style that was uniquely it’s own…..while being transitioned from canvas to the stage….as this dance troupe seen in the video herewith…..provides a living image what Bird’s oil painting evoked.  The dance troupe performs…

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Music – 1982 – Cotton Bowl Halftime Show – Alabama Marching Band – During Texas Vs Alabama Game

The Million Dollar Band (sometimes shortened to MDB) is the official marching band of the University of Alabama….which was founded in 1912….is the largest student organization at the University of Alabama…..as this marching band performs during pregame and halftime of every home and neutral-site Alabama football game….plus, it also supplies at least a pep band to every away football game….as well as…

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Music – 1983 – Adam Ant – Baby Where Did Our Love Go – Sung Live On Motown 25th Anniversary Show

Stuart Leslie Goddard better known as Adam Ant is an English singer and musician….who gained popularity as the lead singer of new wave group Adam and the Ants….and later as a solo artist Adam Ant …. while scoring 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983….which included three UK # 1 singles.  He has also worked as an actor….while appearing…

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Gymnastics – 1977 – World Cup Championships – Womens Uneven Bars Competition – USA Lisa Cawthron

In this video seen herewith…..15 year old USA gymnast Lisa Cawthron performs on the uneven bars at the 1977 Women’s Gymnastics World Championships….which was covered on NBC’s weekend anthology program Sportsworld…..which was hosted by renowned sportscaster Charlie Jones….who was a seasoned veteran at NBC by the time that Dick Enberg showed up on the network.  Joining…

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Gymnastics – 1977 – World Cup Championships – Womens All Around Vault – USSR Elena Mukhina

The sad truth about USSR world champion gymnast Elena Mukhina….seen in this video herewith…..is that she spent the final 26 years of her life in bed or in a wheelchair….after sustaining a spinal injury attempting a dangerous men’s element the Thomas salto during a floor exercise routine just three years after this 1977 World Chp….whereby her condition…

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Gymnastics – 1977 – World Cup – Women’s All Around Vault – USA Lisa Cawthron – With Charlie Jones

In 1977, USA gymnast Lisa Cawthorn had a spectacular year by winning her USA National Championship in the vault ….and then competing in the women’s all around vault finals at the Women’s World Cup Championships…..as seen in this video herewith. There is a famous photograph of USA Gymnast Lisa Cawthorn being interviewed by sportscaster Nancy…

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Gymnastics – 1979 – USA & USSR Exhibition – Floor Exercise – Unknown USSR Female + Male Routines

It doesn’t happen often….but every “once in a blue moon” a video rolls up to be posted that encompasses participants that we have no idea who the featured competitors might be…..and in this 1979 USA and USSR gymnastics exhibition seen on ABC’s Wide World of Sports, we have one of those “once in a blue moon” videos.  Now,…

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Gymnastics – 1977 – World Cup – Womens All Around Floor Exercise – USSR Maria Filatova

In this 1977 Women’s World Cup Gymnastics video seen herewith….. NBC Sportsworld host Charlie Jones….along with his sidekick, Cathy Rigby, behind the mike….provide coverage of the women’s all around floor exercise routine by USSR Maria Filatova.   Charlie Jones (November 9, 1930 – June 12, 2008) was an American sportscaster for NBC and ABC….who  began his sportscasting career at local television…

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Gymnastics – 1977 – World Cup – Womens All Around Vault – HUN Marta Egervari – With Charlie Jones

Márta Egervári is a retired Hungarian artistic gymnast….who competed in two consecutive Olympicas for her native country….starting in 1976 at the Innsbruck Winter Games…..and followed by the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games…..with her best result coming in at Innsbruck…..when she won a bronze medal on the uneven bars.  In this video seen herewith…..NBC Sportsworld host Charlie Jones and…

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