On This Date in WWF History (Mar. 29): WrestleMania 3 at the Pontiac Silverdome

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On March 29, 1987, over 93,000 fans pack the Pontiac Silverdome for WrestleMania III.

Greatest WrestleMania of all time?

On March 29, 1987, World Wrestling Federation (WWF) held its third annual WrestleMania pay-per-view (PPV) event at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan.

In front of 93,173 rabid pro wrestling fans.

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The final attendance has been the source of some controversy, but I think as the above photo indicates, you can't deny there were a lot of friggin' people at WrestleMania III.

However you may feel about the legacy of Hulk Hogan, it's important to recognize the impact of his main event against Andre the Giant. But it wasn't the only memorable match on the card. Randy "Macho Man" Savage and Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat also put on a classic.

Those two bouts, from this date in WWF history, below.

Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat:

Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant:

Wwf wrestlemania 3 Hulk Hogan vs Andre the Giant by Xaristaker

Where do you rank WrestleMania III among the all time best pro wrestling PPV shows?

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And now, from the desk of the CSS Senior Editor, for your viewing pleasure we bring to you:

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