16 May 2012 Last updated at 19:27

Olympic Moments: Jet pack man gets LA off to a flyer

The opening ceremony for the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 1984 makes a memorable start as a man with a jet pack flies into the stadium to help light the flame.

Rafer Johnson, winner of the decathlon at the 1960 Summer Olympics, lights the torch as a specially designed flammable Olympic logo ignites the cauldron.

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