Truth is often stranger than fiction, add Hollywood, professional wrestling, and Liberace onto the same performance stage and it makes for a historic evening that only generations later we would scratch our heads marveling at how it ever did happen.
Bring in Liberace! He appeared on the same stage as the Hulkster cheering him on in his future match on Season 10 of Saturday Night Live. Quote from the history of Wrestlemania
You can catch Lee in the ring at 2:19 in this video
In addition, Liberace, Muhammad Ali, and Billy Martin were involved in the match.
I have not been able to find full video of this match or the Saturday Night live episode from the night before. I am sure that these would reveal the great sense of humor Liberace had for all forms of entertainment. Liberace is billed as guest time keeper.
I love this promotional commercial for the event which has Liberace at the end (1:17 into video) as the special event time keeper.
Please honor the legacy of Lee Liberace by asking that a stamp be commissioned in his honor.
To get Lee on a stamp – it will take a stamp! The stamp committee does not accept email, electronic petitions, or any form of non-mail communication.
The official address to send this request to including why you believe Liberace should be honored with a stamp goes to:
Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee
c/o Stamp Development
U.S. Postal Service
1735 North Lynn St., Suite 5013
Arlington, VA 22209-6432
Many of us no longer go to the post office on a regular basis or even buy stamps. There is another non-email option that will get your message in the hands of the USPS for just $1.00.
Easy letter sender which is linked from USPS will take your message, print it out, put it in an envelope, put on postage, and mail it for you – for just $1.00. So you can be just 10 minutes away from sharing with USPS Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Committee why Liberace should be on a stamp!
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Either way – your snail mail or automated mail – getting the word out that Liberace a true American Icon should be honored with a stamp is easy and you will feel great having taken the time to promote his cultural legacy.