Who was the fastest gunslinger to ever live?
Bob Munden said he's the fastest gunslinger who ever lived. No one had yet proved him wrong in 1992. Munden was a modern day gun slinger traveling from town to town proving just how fast to draw he really is. In the old west, you can bet there wouldn't have been too many fights in his saloon.
Dallas Cowboys: Bob Hayes
At the 1964 Summer Games, he set a world record in the event, clocking in at 10.06 seconds.
Although Hickok has an advantage of being an experienced veteran of the Civil War, Doc won the day because of his better close range weapons, calmness under fire, and his faster draw.
Bob Munden, the world's fastest gunslinger, was one of those special few. Munden was born in Kansas City, Missouri, but his family later moved to Southern California to be closer to his father after he suffered from a life-altering injury during World War II.
Bob Munden was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as “The Fastest Man with a Gun Who Ever Lived”. One journalist reckoned that if Munden had been at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, on October 26, 1881, the gunfight would have been over in 5 to 10 seconds.
William Preston Longley (October 6, 1851 – October 11, 1878), also known as Wild Bill Longley, was an American Old West outlaw and gunfighter noted for his ruthless nature, speed with a gun, quick temper, and unpredictable demeanor. He is considered to have been one of the deadliest gunfighters in the Old West.
Many infamous outlaws terrorized the Old West, gunslingers like Billy the Kid and John Wesley Hardin. But one name stands out as the most efficient, elusive killer of the bunch—Deacon Jim Miller. His dastardly deeds included the first documented murder on the South Plains.
Wyatt Earp (1848-1929)
Wyatt Earp was a famous lawman in several Wild West towns including Wichita, Kansas; Dodge City, Kansas; and Tombstone, Arizona. He earned the reputation as one of the toughest and deadliest gunslingers of the Old West.
As Murphy's film career began to progress, so did his efforts to improve his skills. He continually practiced his fast draw with a gun.
0175 hundredths of one second – Guinness Book of World Records Museum, New York, 1976. This time is less than one half, of one half, of one tenth of one second. Bob is recognized by the Guinness Book as: “Fastest Gun” “Quickest Draw” and “The Fastest Man With A Gun Ever Alive.”
Who has the fastest hands in the West?
With a sheepish grin, Robert Covington laid claim to something gunslingers in Old West movies have argued over for years. If you listen to Covington, who stands 6-foot-7 with a wingspan topping at least 7-foot-1, you'll come away believing every word about how fast those hands truly are.
Most current NFL fans would have never heard of 'Bullet' Bob Hayes. Let me tell you all about the guy who is probably the fastest player in NFL history. Bob Hayes won the 100-meter and 4x100 meter relay sprint races at the 1964 Rome Olympics. Hayes equaled the world record with a time of 10.06 seconds in the final.
Wild Bill Hickok
One of the most legendary figures of the Old West, Wild Bill Hickok was an actor, gambler, lawman, and gunfighter who was regarded as one of the most skilled gunslingers of his day.
James “Jim” Brown Miller (b. 1861) was one of the worst of the many violent men of the Wild West. Miller was a Texas Ranger turned outlaw and professional killer who was said to have killed 12 people during gunfights. It is likely Miller's real body count was somewhere between 20-50 men.
Peter Brown has lived an exciting life. The Fastest Gun in Hollywood is his chance to share it with his fans.
Every era eventually ends, and the Old West was no exception. The lawlessness that began with the Civil War's conclusion stretched into the earliest days of the 20th Century. And when that era finally wrapped up, who was its final desperado? Meet Harry Tracy, who went down with guns blazing in 1902.
Join me as we go back in time and into the life stories of the oldest-known living cowboy on the planet. John Hoiland was born in 1927 and has been a cowboy since day one living on the same land for 95 years.
|1||Bill Mercer||96 years, 333 days|
|2||Abe Jacobs||94 years, 208 days|
|3||“Cowboy” Bob Ellis||93 years, 303 days|
|4||Samson Burke||93 years, 279 days|
Norman Carl Odam (born September 5, 1947, in Lubbock, Texas), known professionally as the Legendary Stardust Cowboy, is an outsider performer who is considered one of the pioneers of the genre that came to be known as psychobilly in the 1960s. Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
Sammy Davis Jr. portrays fast-draw artist Wade Randall. In real life, Sammy Davis Jr was an expert fast draw artist.
Who was the fastest with a draw to ever live?
World-renowned exhibition shooter Bob Munden held the title “The Fastest Man with a Gun Who Ever Lived” and supported that title with 18 world-records in fast draw!
Fun Fact: did you know ... Jerry was a quick draw artist and was once known as one of the fastest draws in Hollywood.
The . 220 Swift remains the fastest commercial cartridge in the world, with a published velocity of 1,422 m/s (4,665 ft/s) using a 1.9 grams (29 gr) bullet and 2.7 grams (42 gr) of 3031 powder.
The M134 Minigun is an American 7.62×51mm NATO six-barrel rotary machine gun with a high rate of fire (2,000 to 6,000 rounds per minute).
Though many gunfighters were remembered to be dangerous with a pistol during the American frontier, only a few known historical individuals have been noted by historians as "fast", such as Wild Bill Hickok, Doc Holliday, John Wesley Hardin, Luke Short, Tom Horn and Billy the Kid.
|John Wesley Hardin|
|This ferrotype photograph is a mirror image of Hardin.|
|Born||May 26, 1853 Bonham, Texas, U.S.|
|Died||August 19, 1895 (aged 42) El Paso, Texas, U.S.|
|Cause of death||Gunshot wound|
Legend says the Wild West outlaw Billy the Kid—cattle rustler, gunslinger, murderer, escape artist—killed 21 people before he turned 21 years old, his age at death.