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The Eighth Wonder of the World 

A look at how the Astrodome was home to baseball games and events like the "Game of the Century" where the Houston Cougars ended UCLA's 47-game winning streak, and the "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

Director:

Chip Rives

Writer:

Aaron Cohen

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Bob Allen Bob Allen ... Himself
Dene Anton Dene Anton ... Herself (as Dene Hofheinz)
George Bush ... Himself
Earl Campbell Earl Campbell ... Himself
Bob Costas ... Himself - Host
Edward Emmett Edward Emmett ... Himself
Fred Hofheinz Fred Hofheinz ... Himself
Dan Pastorini Dan Pastorini ... Himself
Dennis Quaid ... Himself - Narrator
Dan Rather ... Himself
Nolan Ryan ... Himself
Jimmy Wynn Jimmy Wynn ... Himself
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Storyline

Featuring interviews with President George H. W. Bush, Houston native and award-winning news anchor Dan Rather, baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan, tennis Hall of Famer Billie Jean King and original Astros Jimmy Wynn and Larry Dierker, the program documents the history of the Astrodome, from Judge Roy Hofheinz generating the idea of this futuristic stadium to the Astros' dramatic six-game 1986 National League Championship series against the New York Mets. Written by Brian McTaggart / MLB.com

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People came from all over the world just to see the spaceship that had landed in the middle of the Texas prairie.

Genres:

Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Houston Texas, USA See more »

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