Watts explodes even as, in Hollywood, the hills are alive with The Sound of Music. More news with an L.A. dateline: The Dodgers win the World Series and UCLA is No. 1 in NCAA basketball. The Celtics and Canadiens also win, while Alabama and Michigan State are college football cochampions.
This is an article from the Nov. 15, 1989 issue
TEXAS TALE I
The Milby Memorial Methodist Church of Houston has a bowling league. One of the teams calls itself the Holy Rollers.
TEXAS TALE II
Shelby Metcalf, Texas A & M basketball coach, becomes the first (maybe) to utter a soon-to-be-immortal line. To a team member who made four F's and a D, Metcalf says: "Son, looks to me like you are spending too much time on one subject."
Houston's Astrodome opens, rendering the weather irrelevant.
The miniskirt is hot. Soon Twiggy will be, too.
Russell and Chamberlain keep right on banging and bumping.
Indy winner Jimmy Clark ushers in the era of rear engines.
In '64, Liston stayed on his stool. This time he remains on his back, despite Ali's entreaties.
Perfect game (fourth no-hitter) for Koufax.
—JACK MCMAHON, CINCINNATI ROYALS COACH, AFTER RUSHING NATE BOWMAN TO A HOSPITAL WITH AN ANKLE DISLOCATION