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Calgary Olympics: Celebrity sightings

"Everything is perfect!" That's how one IOC member described the 1988 Winter Olympics to Calgary Mayor Ralph Klein. Unlike the debt-drenched 1976 Montreal Olympics, Calgary was a financial success, even turning a profit. Highlights included the dramatic battle of the Brians, Elizabeth Manley's spectacular skate and ski jumper Eddie "the Eagle." The 16-day event transformed this western cow town into a city boasting top-notch sports facilities.

Star sightings prove to be a popular Olympic event.
Medium: Radio
Program: Sunday Morning
Broadcast Date: Feb. 28, 1988
Host: Linden MacIntyre
Reporter: Keith Watt
Duration: 8:33

Last updated: June 20, 2013

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