Anniversary today of the death of one of pro wrestling's all-time biggest stars



Today is the 29th anniversary of the death of Rodolfo Guzman Huerta, better known as El Santo.

Guzman passed away on February 5, 1984, at the age of 66, from a heart attack.  There is no wrestler, not Rikidozan, Hulk Hogan, nor anyone else, who was anywhere near as beloved a cultural figure within their world then El Santo, whose wrestling fame led to being of B movie cinematic campy James Bond type character to go along with his wrestling fame.