Olympic swimmer and Tarzan film star Johnny Weissmuller won five gold medals in swimming. (1938)

Silver Springs, FL Olympic swimmer and Tarzan film star Johnny Weissmuller won five gold medals in swimming. filmed in Silver Springs, FL) Actually, it was filmed in Wakulla Springs

Austro-Hungarian born Johnny  Weissmuller had taken up swimming as a child to help battle various health ailments. He emerged as one of the best known swimmers of all time- winning a total of five Olympic gold medals in the 1924 and 1928 games. He won fifty-two US National Championships and set sixty-seven world records.

Johnny Weissmuller, Austro-Hungarian born actor (Tarzan) and swimmer for the US Olympic team,

Egerszegi Krisztina (1974 –) ötszörös olimpiai bajnok, többszörös Európa- és világbajnok magyar úszó. Egyike a modern olimpiák legnagyobb magyar sportolóinak, a legfiatalabb magyar olimpiai bajnok 1988 óta. (1992)

Egerszegi Krisztina (1974 –) ötszörös olimpiai bajnok, többszörös Európa- és világbajnok magyar úszó. Egyike a modern olimpiák legnagyobb magyar sportolóinak, a legfiatalabb magyar olimpiai bajnok 1988 óta. (1992)

Aranycsapat Lóránt Gyula, Buzánszky Jenő, Hidegkúti Nándor, Kocsis Sándor…

Despite the cliché Hungarians are a pretty happy bunch. except if you say one of these 13 things to them:

Papp Laszlo

Bob Mee pays tribute to the great Laszlo Papp who died on this day in 2003

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