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1997 – In his televised WCW debut, Perry Saturn defeated Disco Inferno to win the TV Title on Nitro.
1998 – In one of the greatest upsets in American political history, Jesse ‘The Body’ Ventura was elected as Governor of Minnesota.
2001 – WWF Rebellion, a UK only PPV took place at the MEN Arena in Manchester. In the main event, Steve Austin retained the WWF Championship against The Rock.
2003 – In Yokohama, Japan, Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Yoshihiro Takayama to win the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.
2008 – In a steel cage match on Raw, Chris Jericho defeated Batista to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
2014 – On Raw, Rusev defeated Sheamus to win the United States Championship. WWE Chairman Vince McMahon also made a surprise appearance on the show.
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