The 1980s was one of the most exciting eras in professional wrestling. The WWE, known then as the World Wrestling Federation, or WWF, drew in record numbers of fans of all ages and from all walks of life. What was it about this time period that made fans try to jump into the ring to help their favorite wrestlers? It’s still an exciting sport, but there was something very special about the veteran stars of the 80s that established professional wrestling as an American favorite that worked the fans into an absolute frenzy. We saw skill, flash, great showmanship and everyone had their favorite good guy and bad guy. To take you back to those golden years, here are the top 20 WWE superstars of the 80s.