Thus, The Fabulous Moolah's reign was considered to have lasted 27 years by the promotion. 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 ". In the summer of , the WWF did a storyline where all established managers in the promotion competed to offer their services to Randy Savage. In real life, Savage and Miss Elizabeth were married, but this was not mentioned on television. In the angle, Steele fell in love with Elizabeth, angering Savage and leading to a series of grudge matches between him and Steele.