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George Best

There is a famous story about George Best, after he had won one night at a casino and a bellboy found him in his...

Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters started in the 1950's. At that time, the NBA were not allowing African American ballplayers in the league. All the players...

Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart - The Flying Scotsman - drove an Elf Tyrell In 1973 at Watkins Glen (which was Jackie's 100th Grand Prix) Stewart's team mate...

Jimmy Hill dead at 87 following Alzheimer’s battle

19 December 2015 Jimmy Hill has died aged 87 following a battle with Alzheimer’s. Hill will forever be remembered as one of the most influential figures...

Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle's illustrious baseball career began in the 1950s when he was a teenage phenomenon out of Commerce, Oklahoma, thrust into the limelight of...

Muhammad Ali/Cassius Clay

"I am the greatest," claimed Muhammad Ali - and many still consider him to be the finest heavyweight boxer of all time. His catchphrase "float...

Nadia Comaneci

Fourteen-year-old Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci, delighted crowds at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada. She won three gold medals, a silver and a bronze, scoring...

Pelé

Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé was Brazil's soccer superstar, and one of the greatest footballers ever. He was fantastic, fabulous and friendly -...

Roller Derby

Roller Derby was born in Chicago during the Depression, but didn't achieve national prominence until the advent of television in the late 1940s. In...

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Master, The

1 9 6 6 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes The Master began as an Enid Blyton-style jaunt, with two children (Nicky and Judy) and their dog - out...

Howling, The (1981)

Emerging as the first in a spree of 80's wolf movies, The Howling has it all: lupine howls drifting through dark woods, a secluded and creepy...

Miss Jones And Son

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes Paula Wilcox (of Man About the House fame) played Elizabeth Jones  - a single...

Blob, The (1958)

The face of drive-in horror turned gooey in 1958's The Blob. Actually, the title creature had no face at all -or arms, legs or any...

Secret Garden, The

1 9 7 5 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes In 19th-century India, little Mary Lennox is suddenly orphaned by cholera. Her only living relative is her...