Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 7

Jamie Lithgow

On this week back in 1997 Scottish scientists announced that they have successfully cloned, of all things, a sheep. Dolly was created using cells from a donor sheep’s mammary glands. The name ‘Dolly’ is a reference to Dolly Parton and her rather prominent mammary glands. Elsewhere, Eric Clapton and Celine Dion collected most of the Grammy Awards on offer. That’s enough pop culture references for now; let’s get down to business in this week’s Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading

Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 5

Jamie Lithgow

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to escape those ‘back to work blues’ by reliving a simpler time before media was social and news was fake… or was it?! Back in 1997, OJ Simpson has been found liable for the wrongful death of Ron Goldman and battery of Nicole Brown by unanimous decision in his civil trial. Also, America is braced for an influx of foreign nationals who have already wreaked havoc in the UK. Yes America, the Spice Girls are coming! Anyway, that’s enough to keep anyone awake at night so let’s lighten the mood and see what Hollywood Hogan and co. are up to in this week’s Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading

Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 4

Jamie Lithgow

It was a busy week back in 1997, not least due to Superbowl XXXI. The Green Bay Packers triumphed over the New England Patriots while James Brown and ZZ Top provided the half time entertainment. It was an even busier weekend for WCW though, as they – via the New World Order – held their first pay per view of the year. Let’s get down to business with this week’s Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading

Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 2

Jamie Lithgow

Green Bay will face New England at Superbowl XXXI. They both ran out comfortable winners in their respective NFC and AFC finals against Carolina and Jacksonville. What does this have to do with wrestling? Well, our old friend Kevin Greene plays for Carolina. The Superbowl’s loss could be WCW’s gain…if that is the correct term to describe Big Kev?! Anyway let’s hear about the latest wrestling action from 1997 with this week’s ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading

Meanwhile, in WCW: 1997 Week 1

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Jamie Lithgow

Today we continue where our The Way We Was series left off. Jamie is still stuck 20 years in the past and shall be following events from WCW through its most successful year – 1997. If you are wondering why he will not be covering events from the WWF (WWE) it’s because Craig has already done exactly that with his Raw Rewind series. So without further ado, let’s get stuck into week one of ‘Meanwhile, in WCW’… Continue reading