Remembering Hall of Famer ‘Captain Lou’ Albano, who died on this day in 2009 of a heart attack at the age of 76
1985 – The World Wrestling Federation tapes the first-ever Saturday Night’s Main Event, which airs one night later, on NBC in place of Saturday Night Live
The reins of the WWF pass to Vincent Kennedy McMahon and wrestling would never be the same.
1984 – The Fabulous Freebirds didn’t last long during their WWF run, but they did have time to do some interviews with Cyndi Lauper’s boyfriend, David Wolfe
1984 – Cyndi Lauper arrives in Piper’s Pit to confront Captain Lou Albano, and her appearance lights the fuse for the rock ‘n’ wrestling explosion