Four years after Disco Demolition Night, The Police performed at Comiskey Park. In
the Quad Cities, 80s entertainment included the Bix Beiderbecke festival and cruising
on Saturday Night.
The building for the old Minnesota Club is now occupied by a restaurant dedicated to Herb Brooks. The St. Paul Athletic Club building now hosts wedding receptions and special events, and guests can stay in its boutique hotel.
The word “Man”, was used as a form of greeting back in the 16th century,
but in the contemporary U.S. it most likely comes from African American
jazz musicians. Willie Mays inspired a song by The Treniers and a generation
to say “Hey” instead of “Hi”.
In 1975, President Ford signed a law allowing women to enter the service academies. Facing enormous hostility, almost half of the women who entered West Point in these early years, dropped out, but one woman who made it through was Sara Potecha.
College wrestling can be nasty. Only a few triumph, and even fewer go on to become head coaches at Division I schools.