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Roger Bannister, You Four-Minute-Mile Running Stud, Happy Birthday!

Roger Bannister, the man who broke the four-minute barrier for the one-mile run — in 1954, as he was attending medical school! — turns 81 today.

Here’s a nice recap of the local meet where he broke the record. And heck: it’s on YouTube:

Happy birthday, Sir Roger. You stud.

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