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Encyclopedia > WrestleMania V
WrestleMania V
Details
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date April 2, 1989
Venue Trump Plaza
City Atlantic City, New Jersey
Attendance 18,946
Pay-per-view chronology
Royal Rumble 1989 WrestleMania V SummerSlam 1989

WrestleMania V was the fifth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. It took place on April 2, 1989 at the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event was commentated by Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura. Its tagline was "The Mega Powers Explode". Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino is a Trump branded casino resort located on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ at Mississippi Avenue. ... Boardwalk Hall, also known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall is an arena which serves as Atlantic Citys convention center. ... Map of Atlantic City in Atlantic County Coordinates: Country United States State New Jersey County Atlantic Incorporated March 1854 Government  - Mayor Bob Levy Area  - City  17. ... Royal Rumble 1989 was the second annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling event from the World Wrestling Federation, and the first one to be held on pay-per-view. ... SummerSlam 1989 was the second annual SummerSlam professional wrestling pay per view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... Official WrestleMania logo WrestleMania is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment since 1985. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Boardwalk Hall, also known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall is an arena which serves as Atlantic Citys convention center. ... Map of Atlantic City in Atlantic County Coordinates: Country United States State New Jersey County Atlantic Incorporated March 1854 Government  - Mayor Bob Levy Area  - City  17. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Jesse Ventura (born July 15, 1951, as James George Janos), also known as the body, The Star, The Mind, and Governor Body, is an American politician, former professional wrestler, Navy UDT veteran, actor, and former radio and television talk show host. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Contents

Results

Rick Rude vs. The Ultimate Warrior for the WWF Intercontinental Championship
Randy Savage vs. Hulk Hogan for the WWF Championship
Randy Savage vs. Hulk Hogan for the WWF Championship

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Other on-screen talent

Commentators
Interviewers
Ring announcer
Referees

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Notes

Hulk Hogan winning the WWF Championship
  • Run-DMC performed a WrestleMania Rap for the audience.
  • More seats were added to the Trump Plaza to increase the attendance from the prior WrestleMania which was also held in the Trump Plaza.
  • WrestleMania IV and V are the only two WrestleManias to be held at the same venue for two consecutive years.
  • Celebrity guests in attendance for WrestleMania V included Morton Downey, Jr., Run-DMC, and Donald Trump.

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References

  • WrestleMania V Facts/Stats

External links

  • The Official Website of WrestleMania V
WrestleMania
I 1985 | 2 1986 | III 1987 | IV 1988 | V 1989 | VI 1990 | VII 1991 | VIII 1992 | IX 1993 | X 1994 | XI 1995 | XII 1996 | 13 1997
XIV 1998 | XV 1999 | XVI 2000 | X-Seven 2001 | X8 2002 | XIX 2003 | XX 2004 | 21 2005 | 22 2006 | 23 2007 | 24 2008

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WrestleMania V - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (672 words)
WrestleMania V was the fifth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation.
The Bushwhackers (Luke Williams and Butch Miller) vs. The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques Rougeau and Raymond Rougeau, w/Jimmy Hart)
WrestleManias IV and V are the only two WrestleManias to be held at the same place for two consective years.
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