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Houston Chronicle Lifestyle &Entertainment article about 20th Anniversary of Astroworld, featuring a picture of "brightly dressed attendants" at the park opening in 1968. Wednesday, June 1, 1998.

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1985 high school football playoff game: Baytown Sterling Rangers vs. West Orange-Stark Mustangs

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1985 high school football playoff game: Baytown Sterling Rangers vs. West Orange-Stark Mustangs

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1985 high school football playoff game: Baytown Sterling Rangers vs. West Orange-Stark Mustangs

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1985 high school football playoff game: Baytown Sterling Rangers vs. West Orange-Stark Mustangs

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1985 high school football playoff game: Baytown Sterling Rangers vs. West Orange-Stark Mustangs

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Shot from the front of the Astrodome filling up before the Rolling Stones concert on their ‘Steel Wheels’ tour. Wednesday November 8, 1989.

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Astros pitcher Jeff Heathcock throwing out the ball to Cincinnati Reds player, in the final game of the season on Sunday October 2, 1983.

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Trader at a Astros Sports Memorabilia Show, showing a customer a plastic folder with autographed Baseball cards. Friday August 3, 1984.

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Side shot of the front rows of the Audience watching Corey Glover of Living Colour on stage supporting the Rolling Stones at the Astrodome on their ‘Steel Wheels’ tour. Wednesday November 8, 1989.

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A Horse bucking while the rider leans back for balance, during the Bare-back Bronc Riding at Houston Rodeo. Sunday February 27, 1983.

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A Horse rearing up with its head down, while the rider holds a rope for balance, during the Bare-back Bronc Riding at Houston Rodeo. Sunday February 27, 1983.

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Two riders shadowing a Bareback Horse Rider competing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Friday February 24, 1984.

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A the rider leans back for balance, during the Bare-back Bronc Riding at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Friday February 24, 1984.

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A Horse rearing up with its head down, while the rider holds a rope for balance, during the Bare-back Bronc Riding at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Friday February 24, 1984.

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Sherry Elms on her horse, competing in the arrel Raceat Rodeo Houston. Saturday February 26, 1983.

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Sherry Elms on her horse, competing in the arrel Raceat Rodeo Houston. Saturday February 26, 1983.

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A Rodeo clown with a Collie Dog, behind the scenes with a horse, during the Barrel Race at Rodeo Houston. Saturday February 26, 1983.

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Sherry Elms on her horse, behind the scenes after competing in the arrel Raceat Rodeo Houston. Saturday February 26, 1983.

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Bull bucking it hind legs, while being ridden during the Bull-Riding competition at the Houston Rodeo. A Rodeo clown stands behind the Bull. Sunday February 27, 1983.

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Bucking bull, while being ridden during the Bull-Riding competition at the Houston Rodeo. A Rodeo clown stands in front of the Bull, holding a Cowboy Hat. Sunday February 27, 1983.

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Bucking bull, while being ridden during the Bull-Riding competition at the Houston Rodeo. Sunday February 27, 1983.

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Bucking bull, while being ridden during the Bull-Riding competition at the Houston Rodeo. A Rodeo clown stands in to the side. Wednesday March 2, 1983.

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Rider on the ground having been thrown during the Bull-Riding competition at the Houston Rodeo. Two males on horses ready to distract the bull. Wednesday March 2, 1983.

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Calf being dragged in the center of the arena during the Calf Roping competition at the Rodeo in Houston. Sunday February 27, 1983.

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Multiple adolescent competitors chasing small calf during the Calf Roping at the Houston Rodeo. Sunday February 27, 1983.

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Calf being held down after being roped by a competitor in the Calf Roping at the Houston Rodeo. February/March 1983.

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Calf being roped by a competitor on horse back during the Calf Roping at the Houston Rodeo. February/March 1983.

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Calf being wrestled to the ground after being roped by a competitor in the Calf Roping at the Houston Rodeo. February/March 1983.

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Calf being held by a rope attached to a horse, by a competitor during the Calf Roping at the Houston Rodeo. February/March 1983.

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Calf on the ground, being held by a rope attached to a horse, after having its legs tied up by a competitor, with his arms in the air, during the Calf Roping at the Houston Rodeo. February/March 1983.

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Calf being grappled with after being roped by a competitor in the Calf Roping at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Friday February 24, 1984.

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Carriage being drawn by multiple horses during the Chuck Wagon Racing at the Houston Rodeo. Sunday February 27, 1983.

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Dar Robinson preparing for his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson on raised platform at the top of the Dome preparing for his eath Defyingleap. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson just having leapt from a platform during his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson dangling from a cord in front of the Astrolite Screen during his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson being helped to the ground after his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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Dar Robinson in front of a sign reading ook up at the gondola and let all-wish Dar Robinson a safe eath Lep being raised on a platform to the roof of the Dome during his eath Defyingleap from top of the Dome. Friday January 8, 1983.

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3 car crash with flames in the air at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Track for the Mud Bog race at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Fans packing the stands in background. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Stuntman being dragged behind a car over a section of flaming track at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Stunt car driving through a wall of fire at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Pick-up truck on the track for the Mud Bog race at a Destruction Derby and Thrill Show, in the Astrodome. Fans packing the stands in background. Friday January 13, 1984.

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Delegates from the first diplomatic mission to Texas by People's Republic of China. Astrodome Skybox Sunday May 19, 1985.

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Delegates from the first diplomatic mission to Texas by People's Republic of China. Astrodome Skybox Sunday May 19, 1985.

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Exhibitors setting up displays in the Astrodome. Friday May 3, 1985.

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Exhibitors setting up displays in the Astrodome. Friday May 3, 1985.

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Fan showing off Program for the Rolling Stones ‘Steel Wheels’ tour. Wednesday November 8, 1989.

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Fans sitting on grass outside the Astrodome before the Rolling Stones concert for their ‘Steel Wheels’ tour. Wednesday November 8, 1989.

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Fans sitting in the back of a pick-up truck in the Astrodome car park before the Rolling Stones concert for their ‘Steel Wheels’ tour. Wednesday November 8, 1989.

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Grand Champion Steer being led around the Astrodome at the Houston Rodeo. Friday March 4, 1983.

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Grand Champion Steer owner being presented with a trophy by officials at the Houston Rodeo. Friday March 4, 1983.

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High School Football game between Forest Brook and Kashmere at the Astrodome. Friday September 2, 1983.

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High School Football game between Forest Brook and Kashmere at the Astrodome. Friday September 2, 1983.

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High School Football game between Forest Brook and Kashmere at the Astrodome. Friday September 2, 1983.

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High School Football game between Forest Brook and Kashmere at the Astrodome. Friday September 2, 1983.

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Houston Astros playing Pittsburgh Pirates in the Astrodome. Pirates player sliding on his stomach to base. Saturday May 26,1984.

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Houston Astros playing Pittsburgh Pirates in the Astrodome. Astros No. 34 Nolan Ryan pitching. Saturday May 26,1984.

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Houston Astros playing Pittsburgh Pirates in the Astrodome. Astros No. 34 Nolan Ryan batting. Saturday May 26,1984.

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Houston Astros playing the San Francisco Giants at the Astrodome. Astros players reaching home plate. Thursday June 9, 1983.

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Houston Astros playing the San Francisco Giants at the Astrodome. Astros players just starting to leap for base. Thursday June 9, 1983.

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Houston Astros playing the San Francisco Giants at the Astrodome. Astros players on the ground reaching for base. Thursday June 9, 1983.

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Houston Gamblers pendant

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Member of the Houston Gamblers tackling a member of the Oakland Invaders. Monday June 24, 1985.

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Scoreboard during the Houston Gamblers vs Oakland Invaders Football game. Monday June 24, 1985.

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Members of the Houston Gamblers and the Oakland Invaders chasing a loose ball. Monday June 24, 1985.

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Member of the the Invaders about to make a pass during the Houston Gamblers vs Oakland Invaders Football game. Monday June 24, 1985.

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Sunday October 23, 1983.

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Unidentified Oilers player about to throw the football. Sunday October 23, 1983.

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Oilers No. 35, Stan Edwards, with the ball about to be tackled. Sunday October 23, 1983.

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Chiefs No. 9, Bill Kenney, with the ball. Sunday October 23, 1983.

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Oilers No. 40, Donnie Craft, with the ball. Sunday October 23, 1983.

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Oilers No. 14, Gifford Nielsen, with the ball. Sunday October 23, 1983.

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Scoreboard on a crowded stands. Sunday October 23, 1983.

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Oilers No. 40, Donnie Craft, with the ball

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Houston Oilers playing the Kansas City Chiefs at the Astrodome. Oilers No. 14, Gifford Nielsen, with the ball. Sunday October 23, 1983.

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