Also in 1994

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March 20, 1994

The following events also occurred in 1994...

Jim Carrey became a box office sensation with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask and Dumb and Dumber.

Steven Spielberg's harrowing film Schindler's List earned Best Picture and Best Director Oscars.

Tom Hanks earned a Best Actor nod for his performance in Philadelphia, while Holly Hunter picked up Best Actress for The Piano.

Seinfeld, the show about nothing, becomes something.

The Tanya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan scandal captivated the nation during the Winter Olympics.

The Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills clashed again in the Super Bowl. The result was the same, with Dallas emerging victorious, 30-13.

The Houston Rockets defeated the New York Knicks in a thrilling seven-game NBA Finals.

The New York Rangers fared differently than their Madison Square Garden co-tenants, beating the Vancouver Canucks in 7 games to capture the Stanley Cup.

The United States hosted the World Cup, which was won by Brazil in an exciting penalty shootout against Italy.

There was no World Series champion crowned, as the 1994 strike forced the cancellation of the season.

John Travolta made his comeback in movies with Pulp Fiction.

Ace of Base ruled the radio waves.

R&B groups dominate the charts, as Boyz II Men's I'll Make Love to You and All 4 One's I Swear are all over America's radios.

George Foreman defied the odds and became the oldest heavyweight boxing champion at the age of 45.

Woodstock made a comeback, but didn't end in the same peaceful manner as the original.

Melrose Place and NYPD Blue became controversial hits.

Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock were a box office success with Speed.

The nation was glued to the television for the Trial of the Century, as O.J. Simpson was accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman.

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