Time travel to 1984 for Mark Todd’s debut on reality TV – Saturday’s VIDEO Break

Mark Todd in 1984.


A New Zealand television program “This is your life” kicked off it’s very first episode in 1984 with a tribute to the then 28 year old Mark Todd right after his Olympic gold medal win at the Los Angeles Olympics.

The premise of the program was to lure an unsuspecting guest to the studio using a false reason. They would then surprise the guest with live appearances of very important friends and loved ones to tell the guest’s life story.

Transport back to 1984 and watch the Mark Todd story up to that point. It is a real treat to see his parent’s discuss him as a young boy and in particular his mom refer to him as her “lovable horror”. Captain Mark Phillips, Ginny Leng and many more guests reveal life secrets about the legend in the making. Worth the time to watch, just for the hair and clothes!

To watch the entire video episode click here: This is your life Mark Todd


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