Varasano then unofficially broke the record again while Eyewitness News cameras were rolling on Oct. 8, 1981.
"I have done it 8,000 (times) and I didn't think I would get the fastest time I have ever gotten right here," said Varasano with a smile on his face.
The whiz kid went on to write his own book, "Jeff Conquers The Cube in 45 Seconds: And You Can Too!"
The book gives tips and advice on how to master the cube without missing a beat.
Today, Varasano runs a pizzeria in Atlanta, Georgia.
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