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WrestleMania V (1989) Poster

(1989 TV Special)

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The Ultimate Warrior nearly seriously injured Bobby Heenan when he gorilla pressed him. Warrior did not bother to drop Heenan safely, instead simply letting him crash to the mat. Heenan made reference to the incident on the 2005 WWE produced DVD The Self-Destruction of the Ultimate Warrior.
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The Blue Blazer was played by Owen Hart, making his WrestleMania debut at this show.
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Shawn Michaels made his WrestleMania debut at WrestleMania V as part of the tag team "The Rockers."
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First WrestleMania appearance for The Big Bossman.
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Future WCW and WWE wrestler Chris Kanyon and future ECW, WCW, and WWE wrestler Lance Storm were in attendance.
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Several years later, in a real life situation mirroring this WrestleMania's main event storyline, Randy Savage would accuse Hulk Hogan of having an affair with Randy's wife Elizabeth Hulette, thus becoming the catalyst for Randy and Elizabeth's divorce.
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Final WWF PPV appearance for Big John Studd.
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Mr. Fuji wrestled for the first time in years at this event.
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The only WrestleMania to be at the same venue as the previous year.
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Final WWF PPV appearance for Rockin' Robin.
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First WWF PPV appearance for Tony Schiavone.
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Final WWF PPV appearance for Frenchy Martin.
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First WWF PPV appearance for "Rowdy" Roddy Piper since WrestleMania III in 1987.
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Final WWF PPV appearance for Owen Hart until Royal Rumble 1992, and his final one as The Blue Blazer until In Your House #26: Rock Bottom in 1998.
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First WWF PPV appearance for "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka since WrestleMania I in 1985.
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First WWF PPV appearance for Steve Lombardi a.k.a. The Brooklyn Brawler, Kim Chee, and Abe "Knuckleball" Schwartz.
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The first WWF pay-per-view to utilize a Steadicam.
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