January 1979
Time;1/1/1979, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p51
The article provides information regarding several Americans who had found the reasons to smile. It states that Pete Rose had a 3.5 million dollars contract with Philadelphia and hitting feats, which caused him to be happy. It mentions that Muhammad Ali also had a reason to grin because he was able to regain his title at 36 from Leon Spinks. It adds that flower-bedecked Anatoli Karpov from the Soviets managed to retain his title in world chess.


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