David Leaf (born April 20, 1952) is an American writer, producer, and director known for documentaries, music programs, and pop culture retrospectives. Among his best-known documentaries are "The Night James Brown Saved Boston" (2008), "The U.S. vs. John Lennon" (2006), "Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile" (2004), and "Bee Gees: This Is Where I Came In" (2001).
Rocky Marciano faced the world heavyweight champion Jersey Joe Walcott on September 23, 1952. Though Walcott dropped Marciano in the first round in the thirteenth Marciano's "Suzie Q" right cross knocked Walcott out and Marciano became the heavyweight champion of the world. Rocky Marciano Bio Joey Maxim defeats Sugar Ray Robinson by knockout to retain his world light heavyweight title. 1st sporting event televised nationally was a boxing match between Joe Walcott and Ezzard Charles.