February 8, 1988 |
George Bush and Dan Rather are no longer the only ones embroiled in a controversy about television ambushes. An even bigger American hero, Hulk Hogan (6 feet, 8 inches; 302 pounds) walked into what looked like a setup here Friday night in the first wrestling match on prime-time network television since Eisenhower was in the White House (1955).
October 7, 1993 |
Fooling around with a well-known brand-name product is always risky business--but Hulk Hogan isn't worried. Five-time world heavyweight champion of the World Wrestling Federation, the 40-year-old Hogan (real name: Terry Bollea) awaits Friday's opening of his third feature film--New Line Cinema's "Mr. Nanny," about a down-on-his-luck wrestler charged with taking care of a pair of motherless youngsters. For the first time, Hogan bills himself as "Terry 'Hulk' Hogan."
March 12, 1992 |
Every weekend, millions of children--and quite a few adults--suspend reality for a few hours, plant themselves in front of the television and wait for the self-proclaimed real American hero to appear. Professional wrestler Hulk Hogan--6 feet, 6 inches and 290 pounds of muscle--bounds to the screen and urges his little Hulksters to say their prayers, take their vitamins and believe in themselves.
April 27, 1986
Yes, the Stones should tour. Keith could hire David Lee Roth. Keith and Mick could thrash around in a tag-team with Hulk Hogan and Mr. T. GLENN BRANTHOOVER Anaheim Hills
June 18, 1990 |
Hulk Hogan and Macho Man Copyright: Titan Sports Inc., which does business as the World Wrestling Federation, filed suit to protect the copyrighted names and likenesses of two star wrestlers, Hulk Hogan and Randy (Macho Man) Savage. The U.S. District Court suit claimed that Montebello-based 3-D Productions and 3-G Home Video released "The Missing Matches" videotapes, featuring short 1980 bouts between the wrestlers.
February 18, 1986 |
"Hulkamania: The Best of Hulk Hogan." Coliseum. $59.95. See Hulk Hogan, the 6-foot-8, 300-pound, show-biz-savvy wrestling superstar battle Big John Studd in a cage match! See Hulk escape the Iron Sheik's dreaded camel clutch and win the world championship! Better yet, see Hulk outline his winning strategy ("train hard, say your prayers and eat your vitamins") and prepare his secret health drink!
February 23, 1991 |
Hey, dudes, want to see how a chunky little kid called "fatso" grew up to be that mountain of muscle, Hulk Hogan? Or how "Anything but Love" star Jamie Lee Curtis learned that revenge isn't so sweet after a shady junior high school caper? "Stories From Growing Up," a mildly beguiling new series on the Nickelodeon cable station, beginning at 7 p.m. today (and repeating Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
August 16, 1986
This letter is in response to the letter asking "is pro wrestling fake?" I felt that you should expound on your one-word answer. Of course it's fake. Who would believe the world champion, Hulk Hogan, when he tells the youth of the U.S.A. to say their prayers, eat their vitamins, and respect their parents and country? There aren't any drug problems or gambling associated with pro wrestling. ED SMITH Agoura Hills