ON THIS DATE — OCTOBER 30 — MANY YEARS AGO

Posted October 30th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Oct. 30

Thirty-six years ago today on this date: Ric Flair and Greg Valentine defeated
Gene and Ole Anderson to win the NWA world tag-team title in Greensboro, N.C.

Forty-seven years ago today on this date: Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk defeated
Fritz and Waldo Von Erich to win the vacant NWA world tag-team title in
Albuquerque, N.M.

Thirty-nine years ago today on this date: Ivan Koloff defeated Paul Jones to win
the Mid-Atlantic TV title in Raleigh, N.C.

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Rip Hawk and Swede Hanson defeated Art
Nelson and Kurt Von Stroheim in Lynchburg, Va.

Forty-four years ago today on this date: Dusty Rhodes defeated Nick Bockwinkel
in Amarillo, Texas.

Twelve years ago today on this date: Test and Booker T defeated The Rock and
Chris Jericho to win the WWF world tag-team title in Columbus, Ohio.

Forty-nine years ago today on this date: Bruno Sammartino defeated Johnny Powers
in Philadelphia, Pa.

Twenty-six years ago today on this date: Dennis Condrey and Randy Rose defeated
Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee to win the AWA tag-team title in Whitewater, Wis.

Thirty-five years ago today on this date: Ric Flair and Big John Studd defeated
Paul Jones and Ricky Steamboat to win the Mid-Atlantic tag-team title in
Greenville, S.C.

Forty-four years ago today on this date: Terry Funk defeated The Great Malenko
in a Russian chain match in Amarillo, Texas.

Forty-five years ago today on this date: Jose Lothario defeated The Great
Malenko in Miami, Fla.

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
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