Cincinnati's Oscar Robertson scores a NCAA midwest region-record 56 points.
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Bob Beamon sets an indoor record for the long jump with 27 feet, 2 3/4 inches. On October 17th at the Olympic Games in Mexico he would jump 29 feet, 2 1/2 inches.
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Atlanta's Moses Malone picks up his 15,000th career rebound during the Hawks' 127-117 win over Dallas.
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Sergei Bubka of the Soviet Union becomes the first pole vaulter to clear 20 feet.
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Pittsburgh's Joe Mullen becomes the first American to score 500 NHL goals.
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The Yankees name Don Zimmer as the interim skipper of the club. The team's bench coach will fill for Joe Torre, while the manager receives treatments for prostate cancer.
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Norm Van Brocklin (1926) <br>Bobby Bonds (1946)<br>Clay Matthews (1956)<br>Terry Cummings (1961)<br> Ron Hall (1964)<br>Robert Fick (1974)<br>Imad Baba (1974)<br>Kevin Youkilis (1979)<br>Deidra Graham (1980)<br>
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