October 14, 2009

R.I.P. Captain Lou Albano

Legendary wrestling manager Captain Lou Albano has passed away today at age 76.

Captain Lou Albano was an instrumental piece of why the WWF became so popular in the 1980's. Albano appeared in Cyndi Lauper's music video "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." Albano's appearance in this video brought national publicity to the WWF during the Rock 'n Wrestling era which lead to Wrestlemania which lead to the WWF going national.

Here is a video of Captain Lou Albano making an appearance on a Philadelphia TV station telling kids to not use drugs.

Here is Pat Patterson interviewing Captain Lou and George The Animal Steele

Captain Lou Albano will be missed.

Legendary pro wrestling manager Captain Lou Albano dies at age 76 (PWTorch.com)

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