September 13, 1976 | Daphne Hurford
It seems fitting that the Guinness folks would pick New York City's Empire State Building for their new World Records Exhibit Hall, because that oldtime skyscraper held the record as the world's tallest for 39 years....
February 27, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
BLAST FROM THE PAST
February 09, 1981 | Franz Lidz
Hugh Sweeny is an arrow-limbed, javelin-thin Jersey City smart aleck who looks as if he was born in his spinach-green sweat shirt and blue Adidases. He's fond of short jokes ("Why did the marathoner jump off the...
April 02, 1984
FREDDIE JOHNSONJACKSONVILLEJohnson, a junior at Hampton Institute, ran the 60-yard dash in 6.08 at the NAIA indoor track and field championships in Kansas City. It was the fastest 60 in NAIA history and the...
December 02, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
[Thumb Up]To Ray Niehbuhr, a retired plumber, for stepping forward to pay the $9 fee that the U.S. Customs Service charged French adventurer Gerald d'Aboville after he brought his 26-foot rowboat into port at Ilwaco,...