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1993 Trivia

<< - 1992
World Series Champions:
Toronto Blue Jays
Superbowl XXVII Champions:
Dallas Cowboys
NBA Champions:
Chicago Bulls
Stanley Cup Champs:
Montreal Canadiens
U.S. Open Golf:
Lee Janzen
U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Pete Sampras/Steffi Graf
Wimbledon (Men/Women):
Pete Sampras/Steffi Graf
NCAA Football Champions:
Florida State
NCAA Basketball Champions:
North carolina
Kentucky Derby:
Sea Hero
The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Cindy Crawford Linda Evangelista, Rachel Hunter, Kathy Ireland, Vendela Kirsebom, Elle Macpherson, Stephanie Seymour, Claudia Schiffer, Victoria Silvstedt, Niki Taylor, Heather Thomas
"The Quotes"

"Got Milk?"
- California Milk Processor Board

"The Truth is out there"
- X-Files

Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
The Peacemakers, Represented by Yasser Arafat, F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela, and Yitzhak Rabin
Miss America:
Leanza Cornett (Jacksonville, FL)
Miss USA:
Kenya Moore (Michigan)
The Scandals:

Michael Jackson was alleged to have engaged in sexual activities with a teenage boy.

Celebrity Accidental Movie Set Death: Brandon Lee, on the set of The Crow

Celebrity Drug-related Death: River Phoenix outside of the Viper Room in Los Angelos

1993 Pop Culture News:

A company called "Space advertising inc." attempted to launch a giant billboard into low earth orbit. From earth the billboard would look almost as big as a full moon. After the project was canceled, a bill was introduced that banned any further space advertising.

Until 1993, women were banned from wearing pants on the floor of the US Senate.

Lowest PGA score of 63 played by Vijay Singh

Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1993: $850,000

The Habit:
Magic: The Gathering collectable cards
1st appearances & 1993's Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Power Rangers action figures, 1850's Southern Belle Barbie, Barbie Batgirl giftset, Beanie Babies were released, with a fairly small market, Magic The Gathering role-playing card game
The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
1. Jurassic Park
2. Mrs. Doubtfire
3. The Fugitive
4. The Firm
5. Sleepless In Seattle
6. Indecent Proposal
7. In The Line Of Fire
8. The Pelican Brief
9. Schindler's List
10. Cliffhanger
1993 Most Popular TV shows:
1. 60 Minutes (CBS)
2. Home Improvement (ABC)
3. Seinfeld (NBC)
4. Roseanne (ABC)
5. Grace Under Fire (ABC)
6. Coach (ABC)
7. Frasier (NBC)
8. Murphy Brown (CBS)
9. Murder, She Wrote (CBS)
10. Thunder Alley (ABC)

The biggest Pop Artists of 1993 include:
Ace of BaseBilly Joel, Brian McKnight, Dr. Dre, Duran Duran, H-Town, Ice Cube, Jade, Janet Jackson, Jodeci, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, Michael Jackson, Naughty By Nature, Peabo Bryson, Prince, Rod Stewart, Shai, Silk, Soul Asylum, Snoop Dogg, Snow, Sting, SWV (Sister With Voices), Tevin Campbell, Toni Braxton, UB40, Whitney Houston, Xscape

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)

The Number One Hits Of 1993:
November 28, 1992 - March 5, 1993: Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You

March 6, 1993 - March 12, 1993: Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle - A Whole New World

March 13, 1993 - April 30, 1993: Snow - Informer

May 1, 1993 - May 14, 1993: Silk - Freak Me

May 15, 1993 - July 9, 1993: Janet Jackson - That's The Way Love Goes

July 10, 1993 - July 23, 1993: SWV - Weak

July 24, 1993 - September 10, 1993: UB40 - Can't Help Falling In Love

September 11, 1993 - November 5, 1993: Mariah Carey - Dreamlover

November 6, 1993 - December 10, 1993: Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)

December 11, 1993 - December 24, 1993: Janet Jackson - Again

December 25, 1993 - January 21, 1994: Mariah Carey - Hero
Popular Music in 1993 - # 1 Hits of 1993