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Miss Elizabeth's first major angle was during Savage's feud with George "The Animal" Steele in 1986.
In the angle, Steele fell in love with Elizabeth, angering Savage and leading to a series of grudge matches between him and Steele.
Richter then lost the title to Leilani Kai the following year, but won it back at Wrestle Mania I on March 31, 1985.
In the summer of 1985, the WWF did a storyline where all established managers in the promotion competed to offer their services to Randy Savage.
She also figured prominently in Savage's 1986 feuds with Hulk Hogan and Ricky "the Dragon" Steamboat and his 1987–1989 feuds with wrestlers such as The Honky Tonk Man, Andre the Giant, Bad News Brown, Big Boss Man and Akeem.
In 1988, Miss Elizabeth was given the title "First Lady of the World Wrestling Federation".
Additionally, the WWF also recognized Moolah as having been champion ever since first winning the title from Judy Grable in 1956 and disregarded other reigns or title losses that occurred during the title's existence in the NWA.
Thus, The Fabulous Moolah's reign was considered to have lasted 27 years by the promotion.
In the 1990s, WWE (then known as the World Wrestling Federation) introduced the term Diva to refer to its female performers.
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 debuted in November 1989 on Saturday Night's Main Event as a 'fan' cheering on Dusty Rhodes at ringside in his match against Big Boss Man.
Sapphire began to manage Rhodes, who adapted Rhodes' gimmick as she adorned black outfits with yellow polka dots.