WrestleMania Time Capsule: 1995

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April 02, 1995

The following events also occurred in 1995...

Sony entered the video game world with the Sony Playstation.

Friends and ER became two of television's most watched shows.

Mel Gibson shone in Braveheart and Kevin Costner sunk in Waterworld.

The San Francisco 49ers won the Super Bowl in 1995.The San Francisco 49ers defeated the San Diego Chargers in Super Bowl XXIX. Steve Young was named the game’s MVP.

Children everywhere flocked to the box office to see Toy Story.

The Budweiser frogs made their first appearances in commercials.

Pogs became the latest fad.

America Online, instant messaging and chatrooms became a nationwide craze.

Hootie and the Blowfish, TLC and Bone Thugs N' Harmony ruled the airwaves.

Jacques Chirac was elected President of France.

Forrest Gump won Best Picture at the Academy Awards, and Tom Hanks captured his second Best Actor prize in as many years.

The Houston Rockets swept the Orlando Magic in the NBA Finals.

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