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1993 History, Trivia and Fun Facts
1993 History Snapshot
World Series Champions
|Toronto Blue Jays|
Superbowl XXVII Champions
National Basketball Association Champions
NHL Stanley Cup Champions
US Open Golf
US Open Tennis (Men Ladies)
|Pete Sampras/Steffi Graf|
|Pete Sampras/Steffi Graf|
NCAA Football Champions
NCAA Basketball Champions
|Orange Bowl: January 1, 1993 - Florida State
Rose Bowl: January 1, 1993 - Michigan over Washington
Sugar Bowl : January 1, 1993 - Alabama over Miami
Westminster Kennel Best in Show Dog
Time Magazine's Men of the Year
|The Peacemakers, Represented by Yasser Arafat, F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela, and Yitzhak Rabin|
|Leanza Cornett (Jacksonville, FL)|
|Kenya Moore (Michigan)|
Fashion Icons and Movie Stars
|Gillian Anderson, Christina Applegate, Patricia Arquette, Candice Bergen, Tia Carrere, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Rebecca DeMornay, Fran Drescher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Linda Evangelista, Robin Givens, Rachel Hunter, Kathy Ireland, Vendela Kirsebom, Jane Leeves, Elle Macpherson, Julianna Margulies, Elisabeth Moss, Markie Post, Princess Diana, Katey Sagal, Claudia Schiffer, Stephanie Seymour, Victoria Silvstedt, Anna Nicole Smith, Sharon Stone, Niki Taylor, Heather Thomas|
Truth is out there"
- California Milk Processor Board
Regarding concerns about AIDS, when asked to comment on Magic Johnson's desire to return to basketball for the 1992-1993 season, Charles Barkley responded "It's not like we're going out to have unprotected sex with Magic on the floor."
1993 Pop Culture History
Dave Thomas (founder of Wendy's) went back to high school in 1993
to get his GED because he was worried that his success as a high
school dropout might convince other teenagers to quit school.
Laura Dern and her mother, Diane Ladd, both starred in dinosaur-themed
movies in 1993 - (Jurassic Park and Carnosaur).
RIP, Scandals, Sad and Odd News
|Garry Hoy, a lawyer in Toronto fell to his death in
1993 after he threw himself against a window on the 24th floor of
a building in an attempt to prove to a group of visitors that the
glass was "unbreakable", an act he had done twice before.
The glass did not break, but popped out of the window frame.
The conspirators of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing were caught when one of them tried to reclaim his deposit on the rental van they used to carry the bomb into the parking garage.
The Super Bowl has required national anthem vocals to be pre-recorded since 1993 when Garth Brooks declined to pre-record and then refused to sing live until a dispute over debuting his music video - We Shall Be Free - during the game could be settled, resulting in a delayed kickoff. They did play the video.
During the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Great Flood of 1993, 23 year-old James Scott removed sandbags from an Illinois levee in order to strand his wife on the other side of the river so that he could keep partying. He received life imprisonment for "intentionally causing a catastrophe". His breach flooded 14,000 acres.
Women were not allowed to wear pants on the US Senate floor until 1993 after Senators Barbara Mikulski and Carol Moseley Braun defiantly staged a protest by wearing pantsuits.
Dateline NBC ran a story on the danger of GM pickup trucks with sidesaddle gas tanks exploding upon impact. NBC was forced to apologize after it was revealed that they had staged the explosions in their crash test footage.
Pepsi ran a contest in the Philippines in which it promised 1 million pesos, roughly $40,000, to the person who found the number 349 inside his bottle cap. Pepsi went on to mistakenly print 800,000 winning caps, leading to outrage and death threats to Pepsi executives.
The earliest known entry of an internet search on the word "jihad" was in reference to a anti-Barney the Dinosaur newsgroup community called "The Jihad to Destroy Barney."
RIP Brandon Lee, accidental death on the set of The Crow
Celebrity Drug-related Death: River Phoenix outside of the Viper Room in Los Angelos
Firsts and the Biggest Christmas Gifts
Commodore's Amiga CD32, Atari Jaguar, 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
Taste of Home began publication
Magic: The Gathering collectable cards
Still Reading The Bridges of Madison County by James Robert Waller
1993/94 Biggest Television Shows
|(according to Nielsen
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. Monday Night Football (ABC)
9. Murphy Brown (CBS)
10. CBS Sunday Movie (CBS)
Popular Music Artists
|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.)
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
(according to boxofficemojo)
Beethoven's 2nd, Carlito's WAy, Cliffhanger, Cool Runnings, Dave, Demolition Man, Falling Down, The Firm, Free Willie, The Fugitive, Groundhog Day, Groundhog Day, Groundhog Day, Grumpy Old Men, Hocus Pocus, In The Line of Fire, Indecent Proposal, Mrs. Doubtfire, Jurassic Park, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Pelican Brief, Philadelphia, Rising Sun, Rookie of the Year, Rudy, Schindler's List, Searching for Bobby Fischer, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Sleepless in Seattle, The Three Musketeers, Tombstone, True Romance, What's Eating Gilbert Grape
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