1993

Year in review: The best movies, music, sports teams, toys and more, all from 1993. Enjoy!

MOVIES

  • Best Actor (Academy Awards): Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman)
  • Best Actress (Academy Awards): Emma Thompson (Howards End)
  • Best Picture (Academy Awards): Unforgiven
  • Highest Grossing: Jurassic Park ($914,691,118)
  • Best Disney Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas

MUSIC

  • Best Music Video (MTV Music Awards): “Jeremy” – Pearl Jam
  • Best New Artist (Grammy Awards): Toni Braxton
  • Record of the Year (Grammy Awards): “I Will Always Love You” – Whitney Houston

TELEVISION

  • Top 5 Shows:
    1. 60 Minutes
    2. Home Improvement
    3. Seinfeld
    4. Roseanne
    5. Grace Under Fire
  • Series Debuts:
    • Beavis and Butthead
    • Bill Nye the Science Guy
    • Boy Meets World
    • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
    • Exosquad
    • Frasier
    • The John Stewart Show
    • Legends of the Hidden Temple
    • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
    • NYPD Blue
    • Ricki Lake
    • Walker, Texas Ranger
    • The X-Files

SPORTS

  • MLB
    • Champion: Toronto Blue Jays
    • AL MVP: Frank Thomas
    • NL MVP: Barry Bonds
  • NBA
    • Champion: Chicago Bulls
    • Season MVP: Charles Barkley
  • NFL
    • Champion: Dallas Cowboys
    • Season MVP: Emmitt Smith
  • NHL
    • Champion: Montreal Canadians
    • Hart Memorial Trophy: Mario Lemieux
  • Tennis:
    • Men’s Grand Slam Champions:
      • Australian Open – Jim Courier
      • French Open – Sergi Bruguera
      • Wimbledon championships – Pete Sampras
      • US Open – Pete Sampras
    • Women’s Grand Slam Champions:
      • Australian Open – Monica Seles
      • French Open – Steffi Graf
      • Wimbledon championships – Steffi Graf
      • US Open – Steffi Graf

FASHION

  • Best Sneaker: Reebok Shaqnosis
  • Fashion Trends: JNCO Jeans

FOOD

TOYS

  • Best Selling Christmas Gift: Talkboy

VIDEO GAMES

  • Best Selling: Star Fox (SNES)
  • Best Console: Super Nintendo (SNES)