A five-gold Lake Placid haul for Eric Heiden.
John Lennon (1940-80)
U.S. 4, U.S.S.R. 3.
Bjorn Borg outlasts John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7 (16-18), 8-6. Will any other man ever win five Wimbledon titles in a row?
At 23, Seve Ballesteros becomes the youngest Masters winner.
From no mercy to no mas: In their first bout, Roberto Duran outslugs Sugar Ray Leonard, but he quits (above) in their rematch five months later.
WERE NO. 1: Bobby Knight
Sebastian Coe wins the Olympic 1,500. He'll repeat in '84.
A Super Bowl-winning grab by John Stallworth, a fourth ring for the Steelers.
Mount St. Helens blows its top.