Sammartino appeared in Columbus Day Parade
Bruno Sammartino was on TV in New York on the Columbus Day Parade, When Joseph Mattone, Chairman of The Mattone Group, was interviewed on Ch. 7 in New York, Sammartino was shown and hugged Mattone. They had an arm wrestling match where Mattone used two arms to win and donated $100,000 to charity.
(thanks to Jeff Sheridan)