TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… Nov 4th: Roddy Piper is all out of bubblegum

DATELINE: NOV. 4, 1988

The John Carpenter film, They Live, starring WWF star Roddy Piper, is released to theaters.

While the film was originally viewed by critics as ‘campy’, it has grown to become one of the great cult classics of the 1980’s – even being viewed in hindsight as making a powerful statement on politics and corruption at the time.

Culturally speaking, They Live is typically remembered for The Rowdy One delivering this iconic line:



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