The Kings of Queens

Feb. 20, 1978

In front of 36,000 screaming fans at Shea Stadium in the New York City borough of Queens, Bob Backlund and Pedro Morales defeat The Wild Samoans for the World Tag Team Championship in a 2-Out-of-3 Falls Match. Unfortunately, they are forced to vacate the titles due to a little known rule at the time that prohibits the WWE Champion, Backlund, from also holding tag team championship gold.



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