What year were the Olympics in Lake Placid New York?

What happened at the 1980 Olympics at Lake Placid NY?

The U.S. ice hockey team defeated the powerful Soviets, the dominant team in international hockey over the previous decade and Olympic champions since 1964, en route to winning the gold medal.

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What happened February 22nd 1980?

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Feb. 22, 1980, the “Miracle on Ice” took place in Lake Placid, New York, as the United States Olympic hockey team upset the Soviets, 4-3. (The U.S. team went on to win the gold medal.)

How accurate was the movie Miracle?

This film is considered to be one of the most accurate depictions of true events, including dialogue. Over 280 miles of film were shot, more than any other Disney movie. Herb Brooks died in a car accident during principal photography of this film. A dedication is made for him before the ending credits.

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