OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/30

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Terry Funk (64) and Cody Rhodes (23) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Michel Martel (33, 1978), Chris Taylor (29, 1979), Duke Keomuka (70, 1991), Stan Frazier (54, 1992), Larry O’Day (53, 1997), Speedy Hatfield (93, 2002), and Sandor Kovacs (84, 2004). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[OWW News] My Interview with Tito Santana has been posted on the Wrestling Observer, WrestlingFigs.com, Wrestle-Complex.com and WrestleView.com.

[WWE News] The 2009 WWE Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on April 4th. WWE is also holding Monday Night Raw at the Toyota Center on April 6th, the day after WrestleMania 25.

[CAC News] You can visit the CAC at CauliflowerAlleyClub.org to learn more about what the Cauliflower Alley Club stands for, their mission, and some of the members. Other great professional wrestlers that earned awards at this years convention were Bret The Hitman Hart, Hands Of Stone Ronnie Garvin, Pat Patterson, Steve Dr. Death Williams, and more!

[Donations] If you are interested in donating to the Dan Gable Wrestling Institute Hall of Fame & Museum recovery fund you can go to http://www.wrestlingmuseum.org/donateforrecovery.htm

[SHIMMER] SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES will film Volumes 19 & 20 of the SHIMMER DVD series on Saturday, July 5, 2008 at the Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL, just outside Chicago. Bell time will be 4pm for the taping.

[Misc News] Angel Valiant, the wife of Jimmy Valiant, has released her first children’s book, entitled “PIGGY IN A BLANKET.” For more information, go to www.jimmyvaliant.com or WWW.MYSPACE.COM/BOOGIEMANJIMMYVALIANT

[Misc News] Jake “The Snake” Roberts will be at the Mississippi Bodybuilding and Figure Championships July 19 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson. Roberts will take pictures with wrestling fans and perform a skit. The 27th annual event, hosted by Gordon Weir, benefits the Mississippi School for the Deaf athletic fund. Tickets go on sale after June 20 at all Courthouse Racquet and Fitness Centers and Thalia Mara Hall on the day and night of the show

[TNA Event] TNA Wrestling announced today that “Hard Justice” will be held live at the Sovereign Bank Arena, on Sunday, August 10, airing worldwide exclusively on Pay-Per-View.

[Indy Event] Gail Kim & Chris Masters will be appearing at the Big Time Wrestling event in Newark, California on July 18th, 2008. Go to http://btwrestling.com for info about BTW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Shark Boy & Abyss will be appearing at the World Wrestling Coalition event in Aberdeen, Ohio on August 9th, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Renaissance proudly announces their return event on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, Indiana. Already signed: “Psycho Shooter” Drake Younger vs. “The Architect of Ariel Assault” Jayson Quick — For more information, go to www.renwrestling.com

[TNA Event] TNA will be holding a house show at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth, Mississippi on August 9th, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[WWE News] This year’s Tribute To The Troops special will air on NBC, likely in prime time.

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[Historical Info] Over the past fifteen years, Vance Nevada has become an avid wrestling historian and has spent a LITTLE (actually A LOT) time digging up event results and compiling career records for wrestlers of past and present. He will be doing a massive update of the geocities sites that he has set up for this material in the coming weeks. In case you’re interested, here’s what is on file: http://www.geocities.com/vancenevada/records.html

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