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1964

Nov. 15, 1989
Nov. 15, 1989

Table of Contents
Nov. 15, 1989

SI At 35
1954
  • THERE HAVE BEEN GOATS AS WELL AS HEROES, AND AS MANY LOSERS AS WINNERS, BUT THE THREE-AND-A-HALF DECADES SINCE ROGER BANNISTER'S EPOCHAL FOUR-MINUTE MILE (LEFT), ON MAY 6, 1954, HAVE BEEN WONDROUSLY RICH IN ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENT. THE FOLLOWING PAGES PROVIDE A YEAR-BY-YEAR CHRONICLE, BEGINNING WITH RON FIMRITE'S FOND AND EVOCATIVE LOOK BACK AT '54.

1955
1957
1958
1961
1964
1965
1967
1968
1969
1970
1972
1973
1974
1977
1978
1979
1980
1982
1984
1985
1986
1989
Ali
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Point After

1964

I Want to Hold Your Hand. The Civil Rights Act and the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. She Loves You. Zip Codes. Can't Buy Me Love. Clay beats Liston for the heavyweight crown. The Cardinals, Browns, Celtics, Maple Leafs and UCLA in basketball and 'Bama in football win, too. A Hard Day's Night.

This is an article from the Nov. 15, 1989 issue Original Layout

INCIDENTALLY
GOOD QUESTION
Told that Casey Stengel's boys had scored 19 runs (Mets 19, Cubs 1), a caller to a newspaper asked, "Did they win?"

Price of a ballpark hot dog: 35¬¨¬®¬¨¢.

Jim Brown becomes the first NFLer to rush for 10,000 yards.

Price of Ford's sporty new Mustang: $2,368.

Ken Venturi's 278 wins a scorcher (97° the final day) of a U.S. Open.

Get that ump an interpreter. Casey is talking.

FOUR PHOTOSPHOTONEIL LEIFER
"I had such a good year. I didn't want to forget it."
—DICK STUART, BOSTON RED SOX SLUGGER, EXPLAINING TO A COP WHY HIS CAR STILL HAD 1963 PLATES