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Encyclopedia > SummerSlam (1990)
SummerSlam 1990
Details
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date August 27, 1990
Venue The Spectrum
City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance 19,304
Pay-per-view chronology
WrestleMania VI SummerSlam 1990 Survivor Series 1990

SummerSlam 1990 was the third annual SummerSlam professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It took place on August 27, 1990 in The Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The tagline was "The Heat Returns". Image File history File links SummerSlam_1990. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... The Wachovia Spectrum (formerly known as the Spectrum (1967-1994), CoreStates Spectrum (1994-1998) and First Union Spectrum (1998-2003)) is an indoor arena located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... WrestleMania VI was the sixth WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event and the first to be held outside of the U.S. It took place on April 1, 1990 at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario with an announced attendance of 67,678. ... Survivor Series 1990 was the fourth annual Survivor Series pay-per-view professional wrestling event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). ... Official SummerSlam logo as of 2007 SummerSlam is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event held in August by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... Pay-per-view is the name given to a system by which television viewers can call and order events to be seen on TV and pay for the private telecast of that event to their homes later. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... The Wachovia Spectrum (formerly known as the Spectrum (1967-1994), CoreStates Spectrum (1994-1998) and First Union Spectrum (1998-2003)) is an indoor arena located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ...

Contents

Results

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Other on-screen talent

Commentators
Interviewers
Ring Announcer
Referees

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Trivia

  • This was the third straight Summerslam in which the Hart Foundation wrestled against the then reigning WWF Tag Team Champions.
  • Brutus Beefcake was originally supposed to be the challenger for the Intercontinental Championship but had to be pulled out of the match after suffering a parasailing accident.
  • This was the first PPV since SummerSlam '88 that Jesse "The Body" Ventura was not the color commentator. Ventura had left the WWF shortly before this event after a pay dispute with Vince McMahon. This was also a rare PPV from this era called by McMahon, who usually chose to produce the shows from backstage.

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References

  • PWI Staff. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated presents: 2007 Wrestling almanac & book of facts", "Wrestling’s historical cards", Kappa Publishing, 2007, pp. 88. (English) 
  • hoffco-inc.com - SummerSlam '90 review
  • twnpnews.com - SummerSlam

External link

  • Official 1990 SummerSlam site
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