In 2007, Bret Hart wrote a book about his wrestling career entitled Hitman, which became a bestseller.
Bret's entrance music is called simply "Hitman". It was composed by Jimmy "Mouth of the South" Hart.
As of 2007, only the Undertaker has appeared at more "Wrestlemania" events than Bret. Breat has been to 12, Undertaker has been to 15.
Not wanting to disappoint his fans, he defended the WWF Intercontinental Championship against The Mountie with a 103 degree fever.
He was the first ever wrestler to be inducted into the "Wrestling Hall of Fame."
He was voted number 4 in a list of the "Best 100 Wrestlers of the Century".
He was voted as "Most Popular Superstar" 6 times between 1992-2000.
He beat Razor Ramon, Mr. Perfect, and Bam Bam Bigelow in one night to win the King of the Ring in 1993.
He pinned the 560 pound Yokozuna to win his second WWF Title at Wrestlemania 10.
He signs his autograph followed by four dots to symbolize his children - Jade, Dallas, Alexandria and Blade.
His brother Owen Hart died of injuries sustained from a fall when he fell from a catwalk above the ring at the WWF Pay-Per-View Over The Edge.
He took place in the first ever 60-minute "Iron Man Match" against Ric Flair in 1992. He later had another ironman match against Shawn Michaels at Wrestlemania XII.
He's the 1991 and 1993 WWF King of the Ring.
He own's a major junior hockey The Calgary Hitmen, play in the Western Hockey League (WHL) part of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL).
He is the first wrestler to capture all six major wrestling titles from the big two federations (WWF Tag Team, Intercontinental and World titles, WCW Tag Team, US and World Titles).
From 1995 to 1996 He appeared in the Lonesome Dove television series as Luther Root. He has made numerous televised appearances since, including a guest spot on The Simpsons in 1997 (as himself, in "The Old Man and the Lisa") and a stint playing The Genie in a theatrical production of Aladdin in 2004.
In 2002, He suffered a stroke after falling off his bicycle. He has made considerable progress since then, although his emotional balance will never be the same.
In 2004, he was chosen as one of the greatest Canadians, coming in at number thirty-nine.
Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards:
He is a member of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (inducted in 1996)
1993 Feud of the Year (vs Jerry Lawler)
1997 Feud of the Year (with Owen Hart, Jim Neidhart, Davey-Boy Smith and Brian Pillman vs Steve Austin)
1997 Match of the Year (vs Steve Austin)
5 Star Match: vs. Owen Hart (WWF SummerSlam 1994, August 29, 1994: Steel Cage match)
5 Star Match: vs. Steve Austin (WWF Wrestlemania 13, March 23, 1997: "I Quit" match)
His wrestling debut was in 1976.
He was trained by Stu Hart, Katsui Adachi and Kazuo Sakurada.
His height is 6 ft. 1 in. His weight is 234 lbs.
He invented the Ladder Match and brought it to WWF. The 1st ladder match in WWF was not HBK/Razor it was Hart/HBK.
He considers his best match against the late Davey Boy Smith in London, England in front of 80,000 fans. This match is a true five-star match as it goes to almost 30 minutes of action.
He is one of 12 siblings (7 brothers, 4 sisters). All 7 brothers were wrestlers and all 4 sisters married a wrestler. The brothers are named Smith, Bruce, Keith, Ross, Dean, Wayne, Owen, and the names of his sisters are Allison, Ellie, Georgia, and Diana.
He has his own documentary called "Hitman Hart Wrestling with Shadows".
He wrestled against Chris Benoit in a tribute to his late brother Owen, in Kemper Arena, where Owen Hart died.
Bret Hart likes using the Sharpshooter as his finisher.
Bret: I always thought the most beautiful matches were the ones that I lost.
Bret: Shut up! You people don't understand because none of you people have got groins!
Bret: You scratch my back and I'll stab yours.
Bret Hart: I am the best there is, The best there was, The best there ever will be.
Bret: (After punching Vince McMahon) Somehow Vince... ran into my hand.