Welcome to The Time Tunnel, a time when life was full of ups and downs, and crazy turnarounds. No matter who you are, or where you were raised everyone has their story… good, fair, or not so good but my mission is to brighten your days with music and historical events that you may have forgotten.
On this day February 11
1966 SF Giant Willie Mays signs highest contract, $130,000 per year.
1982 Ozzie Smith for Garry Templeton trade finally goes through.
1990 James “Buster” Douglas KOs Mike Tyson in 10th round in Tokyo, Japan to win the world heavyweight boxing title.
1990 Nelson Mandela released after 27 years imprisonment in South Africa.
1974 D’Angelo (Michael Eugene Archer), US singer, songwriter, and record producer, was born in Richmond, Virginia.
1981 Kelly Rowland, was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
1969 Dory Funk Jr beats Gene Kiniski in Tampa, to become NWA champ.