ON THIS DATE — OCTOBER 10 — MANY YEARS AGO…

Posted October 10th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Oct. 10

Fifty-one years ago today on this date: Johnny Valentine defeated Gino Marella
(aka Gorilla Monsoon) in London, Ontario.

Thirty-two years ago today on this date: Ricky Steamboat defeated Ivan Koloff to
win the Mid-Atlantic title in Greensboro, N.C.

Forty-one years ago today on this date: Terry Funk defeated J.C. Dykes in a
chain match in Odessa, Texas.

Forty-four years ago today on this date: Mr. Wrestling (Tim Woods) and Luther
Lindsay defeated Rip Hawk and Swede Hanson in Richmond, Va.

Ten years ago today on this date: Shawn Michaels and Booker T defeated Ric Flair
and Randy Orton in Louisville, Ky.

Nineteen years ago today on this date: Jerry Lawler and Randy Hales defeated
Tommy Rich and Scott Bowden in Memphis, Tenn.

Twenty-seven years ago today on this date: Paul Orndorff defeated Hulk Hogan via
DQ in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Thirty-three years ago today on this date: Ray Stevens and Jimmy Snuka defeated
Masked Superstar (Bill Eadie) and Blackjack Mulligan via DQ in Charleston, S.C.

Forty-four years ago today on this date: Ray Gunkel and Buddy Fuller defeated
The Assassins to win the Georgia tag-team title in Atlanta.

Mike Mooneyham’s new book, “Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Memories,” is available
through NWALegends.com or CrowbarPress.com. Mike can be reached at
mooneyham@postandcourier.com, or follow him on Twitter at @ByMike Mooneyham and
on Facebook at Facebook.com/MikeMooneyham.

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