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  • Major Events of 1995



    NBA: Houston Rockets vs. Orlando Magic Series: 4-0
    NCAA Football: Nebraska Record: 12-0-0
    Heisman Trophy: Eddie George, ohio state, RB points: 1,460
    Stanley Cup: New Jersey Devils vs. Detroit Red Wings Score: 4-0
    Super Bowl XXIX: San Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers Score: 49-26
    US Open Golf: Corey Pavin Score: 280 Course: Shinnecock Hills GC Location: Southampton, NY
    World Series: Atlanta Braves vs. Cleveland Indians Series: 4-2

    Popular Songs

    1."Creep" ... TLC
    2."Take a Bow" ... Madonna
    3."This How We Do It" ... Montell Jordan
    4."Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?'' ... Bryan Adams
    5."Waterfalls" ... TLC
    6."Kiss From a Rose" ... Seal
    7."You Are Not Alone" ... Michael Jackson
    8."Gangsta's Paradise" ... Coolio featuring L.V.
    9."Fantasy" ... Mariah Carey
    10."Exhale" ... Whitney Houston

    Popular Movies

    1. Batman Forever
    2. Apollo 13
    3. Toy Story
    4. Pocahontas
    5. Ace Ven tura II
    6. Casper
    7. Die Hard: With a Vengence
    8. Goldeneye
    9. Crimson Tide
    10. Waterworld


    Most Popular Books

    1."The Chamber" ... John Grisham
    2."Debt of Honor" ... Tom Clancey
    3."The Celestine Prophecy" ... James Redfield
    4."The Gift" ... Danielle Steel
    5."Insomnia" ... Stephen King
    6."Politically Correct Bedtime Stories" ... James Finn Garner
    7."Wings" ... Danielle Steel
    8."Accident" ... Danielle Steel
    9."The Bridges of Madison County" ... Robert James Waller
    10. "Disclosure" ... Michael Crichton
    1."In the Kitchen with Rosie" ... Rosie Daley
    2."Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus" ... John Gary
    3."Crossing the Threshold of Hope" ... John Paul II
    4."Magic Eye I, N.E." ... Thing Enterprise
    5."The Book of Virtues" ... William J. Bennett
    6."Magic Eye II, N.E. " ... Thing Enterprise
    7."Embraced by the Light" ... Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor
    8."Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man" ... Tim Allen
    9 ."Couplehood" ... Paul Reiser
    10."Magic Eye Book III, N.E." ... Thing Enterprise

    Most Popular Television Shows

    1. Seinfeld (NBC)
    2. ER (NBC)
    3. Home Improvement (ABC)
    4. Grace Under Fire (ABC)
    5. Monday Night Football (ABC)
    6. 60 Minutes (CBS)
    7. N.Y.P.D. Blue (ABC)
    8. Murder, She Wrote (CBS)
    9. Friends (NBC)
    10. Roseanne (ABC)

    Academy Awards

    Best Picture: "Braveheart"
    Best Director: Mel Gibson ... "Braveheart"
    Best Actor: Nicolas Cage ... "Leaving Las Vegas"
    Best Actress: Susan Sarandon ... "Dead Man Walking"

    Grammy Awards

    Song of the Year: "Kiss from a Rose" ... Seal|
    Best Song: "Kiss from a Rose" ... Seal
    Best Album: "Jagged Little Pill" ... Alanis Morissette
    Male Vocalist: Seal ... "Kiss From a Rose"
    Female Vocalist: Annie Lennox ... "No More 'I Love Yous'"

    Nobel Prizes

    The prize was awarded jointly to: CRUTZEN, PAUL J., The Netherlands, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany, b. 1933; MOLINA, MARIO J., U.S.A., (in Mexico City, Mexico) MIT, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., b. 1943; and ROWLAND, F. SHERWOOD, U.S.A., University of California, Irvine, CA, U.S.A., b. 1927: "for their work in atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone"

    HEANEY, SEAMUS, Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, b. 1939: "for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past"

    The prize was awarded jointly to: JOSEPH ROTBLAT and to the PUGWASH CONFERENCES ON SCIENCE AND WORLD AFFAIRS for their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics and in the longer run to eliminate such arms.

    The prize was awarded jointly to: LEWIS, EDWARD B., U.S.A., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, U.S.A., b. 1918; NUSSLEIN-VOLHARD, CHRISTIANE, Germany, Max-Planck-Institut fur Entwicklungsbiologie, Tubingen, Germany, b. 1942; and WIESCHAUS, ERIC F., U.S.A., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., b. 1947: "for their discoveries concerning the genetic control of early embryonic development"

    The prize was awarded "for pioneering experimental contributions to lepton physics" with one half to: PERL, MARTIN L., U.S.A., Stanford University, Stanford, CA, U.S.A., b. 1927, "for the discovery of the tau lepton" and with one half to: REINES, FREDERICK, U.S.A., University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, U.S.A., b. 1918, d. 1998: "for the detection of the neutrino"

    Pulitzer Prizes

    Drama: Horton Foote ... "The Young Man from Atlanta"
    Fiction: Carol Shields ... "The Stone Diaries"
    History: Doris Kearns Goodwin ... "No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt"
    International Reporting: Mark Fritz ... "Associated Press"
    National Reporting: Tony Horwitz ... "Wall Street Journal"
    Public Service: "Virgin Islands Daily News"