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  • Major Events of 1993



    NBA: Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns Series: 4-2
    NCAA Football: Florida State Record: 12-1-0
    Heisman Trophy: Charlie Ward, florida state, QB points: 2,310
    Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens vs. Los Angeles Kings Series: 4-1
    Super Bowl XXVII: Dallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills Score: 52-17
    World Series: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Philadelphia Phillies Series: 4-2

    Popular Music

    1. "A Whole New World" ... Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
    2. "Informer" ... Snow
    3. "Freak Me" ... Silk
    4. "That's the Way Love Goes" ... Janet Jackson
    5. "Weak" ... SWV
    6. "Can't Help Falling in Love" ... UB40
    7. "Dreamlover" ... Mariah Carey
    8. "I'd Do Anything for Love" ... Meat Loaf
    9. "Again" ... Janet Jackson
    10. "Hero" ... Mariah Carey

    Popular Movies

    1. Jurassic Park
    2. The Fugitive
    3. The Firm
    4. Sleepless in Seattle
    5. Aladdin
    6. Mrs. Doubtfire
    7. Indecent Proposal
    8. In the Line of Fire
    9. Cliffhanger
    10. A Few Good Men


    Most Popular Books

    1."The Bridges of Madison County" ... Robert James Waller
    2."The Client" ... John Grisham
    3."Slow Waltz at Cedar Bend" ... Robert James Waller
    4."Without Remorse" ... Tom Clancey
    5."Nightmares and Dreamscapes" ... Stephen King
    6."Vanished" ... Danielle Steel
    7."Lasher" ... Anne Rice
    8."Pleading Guilty" ... Scott Turow
    9."Like Water for Chocolate" ... Laura Esquivel
    10."The Scorpio Illusion" ... Robert Ludlum
    1."See I Told You" ... Rush Limbaugh
    2."Private Parts" ... Howard Stern
    3."Seinlanguage" ... Jerry Seinfeld
    4."Embraced by the Light" ... Betty J. Eddie with Curtis Taylor
    5."Ageless Body, Timeless Mind" ... Deepak Chopra
    6."Stop the Insanity" ... Susan Powter
    7."Women Who Run With the Wolves" ... Clarissa Pinkola
    8."Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus" ... John Gray
    9."The Hidden Life of Dogs" ... Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
    10."And If You Play Golf, You're My Friend" ... Harvey Penick with
    Bud Sharke

    Most Popular Television 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. Monday Night Football (ABC)
    9. Murphy Brown (CBS)
    10. CBS Sunday Night Movie (CBS)

    Academy Awards

    Best Picture: "Schindler's List"
    Best Director: Steven Spielberg ... "Schindler's List"
    Best Actor: Tom Hanks ... "Philadelphia"
    Best Actress: Holly Hunter ... "The Piano"

    Grammy Awards

    Record of the Year: "I Will Always Love You" ... Whitney Houston
    Song of the Year: "A Whole New World" (Theme from "Aladdin)
    Best Album: "The Bodyguard" ... Original Soundtrack
    Male Vocalist: Sting ... "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You"
    Female Vocalist: Whitney Houston ... "I Will Always Love You"

    Nobel Prizes

    The prize was awarded "for contributions to the developments of methods within DNA-based chemistry" by one half to: MULLIS, KARY B., U.S.A., La Jolla, CA, b. 1944: "for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method" and by the other half to: SMITH, MICHAEL, Canada, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, b. 1932 (in Blackpool, England): "for his fundamental contributions to the establishment of oligonucleiotide-based, site-directed mutagenesis and its development for protein studies"

    MORRISON, TONI, U.S.A., b. 1931: "who in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American reality"

    The prize was awarded jointly to: MANDELA, NELSON, South Africa, b. 1918: Leader of the ANC. DE KLERK, FREDRIK WILLEM, South Africa, b. 1936: President of the Republic of South Africa.

    The prize was awarded jointly to: ROBERTS, RICHARD J., Great Britain, New England Biolabs, Beverly, MA, U.S.A., b. 1943; and SHARP, PHILLIP A., U.S.A., Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, b. 1944: "for their discoveries of split genes"

    The prize was awarded jointly to: HULSE, RUSSELL A., U.S.A., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, b. 1950; and TAYLOR Jr., JOSEPH H., U.S.A., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, b. 1941: "for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation"

    Pulitzer Prizes

    Drama: Tony Kushner ... "Angels in America: Millenium Approaches"
    Fiction: Robert Olen Butler ... "A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain"
    History: Gordon S. Wood ... "The Radicalism of the American Revolution"
    International Reporting: John F. Burns ... "New York Times" & Roy Gutman ... "New York Newsday"
    National Reporting: David Maraniss ... "Washington Post"
    Public Service: "Miami Herald"