In the fall of 1987, Mc Guirk provided color commentary for several arena show tapings in the Houston, Texas area, which aired on Prime Time Wrestling.
The first Survivor Series pay-per-view saw the first female elimination match.
Miss Elizabeth took a leave of absence in 1990, but returned in 1991 and was a key player in Randy Savage's retirement match with The Ultimate Warrior at Wrestle Mania VII; Elizabeth left the company for good in 1992; shortly after her departure, Savage and Elizabeth divorced in real life.
At Wrestle Mania IX, Luna Vachon debuted and initially aligned herself with Shawn Michaels.
The term was applied to women who appear as wrestlers, managers or valets, backstage interviewers, or ring announcers.
The term was discontinued at Wrestle Mania 32 on April 3, 2016 when the new Women's Championship was introduced.
WWE currently refers to their female talent as Women Superstars or simply Superstars.
In 1983, the Fabulous Moolah, who was the NWA World Women's Champion and legal owner of the title, joined the WWF and sold them the rights to the title after they disaffiliated from the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and recognized her as the first WWF Women's Champion.
WWF also introduced the WWF Women's Tag Team Championship with Velvet Mc Intyre and Princess Victoria recognized as the first champions after also defecting from the NWA.
The following year, music artist Cyndi Lauper began a verbal feud with manager "Captain" Lou Albano; this brought professional wrestling into mainstream culture in a storyline that became known as the "Rock 'n' Wrestling Connection".
Sapphire began to manage Rhodes, who adapted Rhodes' gimmick as she adorned black outfits with yellow polka dots.