Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1993

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QixQMUu4CKI South Africa agrees to multi-racial elections. Major League Baseball's owners overwhelmingly approve a six-year joint venture with ABC and NBC; the venture, eventually dubbed "The Baseball Network", displaces CBS as MLB's primary network television package holder. Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head. Intel's new Pentium processor is unveiled. 274th & final "Cheers" episode airs on NBC. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1993

Alan Bennett's play "The Madness of George III" premieres in London. Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. 450 prisoners riot at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continue for ten days, citing grievances about prison conditions and the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis). Jury … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1993

Authorities near Waco, Texas, negotiate (unsuccessfully) with Branch Davidians. Katharine Hepburn admitted to hospital suffering from exhaustion. Diff'rent Strokes actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant. Blizzard of '93 hits north-east USA. US Supreme Court Justice Byron R White announced plans to retire. IRA-bomb kills 3 year old in Warrington, England. Pope John Paul II beatifies Duns … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1993

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvR60pAg0JI Oprah Winfrey interviews Michael Jackson during a US television prime time special; it becomes one of the most watched interviews in television history and is Jackson's first in fourteen years. Federal trial of 4 police officers charged with civil rights violations in videotaped beating of Rodney King begins in Los Angeles, California. President Clinton selects Janet Reno to be first … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1993

James Bond films ranked worst to best

I'm not listing No Time to Die. Fuck that movie and the people who made it. It killed the Bond franchise. People can say what they want about how well-made it is objectively speaking, with the acting, action scenes, whatever else. But it did things that shouldn't be done in the 007 franchise. And considering … Continue reading James Bond films ranked worst to best

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1993

Introduction This is the year I have been looking forward to when I first started off this journey into 90s nostalgia. Because this is the year I matured enough to know more about what was going on. The year I began to have fond memories of films and events. The year I believe the 90s … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1992

UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia. Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia. Operation Restore Hope: US Marines land in Somalia. NBC announces that "Cheers" will go off the air in May 1993. US President George H.W. Bush awards actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn the Presidential … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1992

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0VpfiMcPPA Cartoon Cable Network (aka Cartoon Network, CN) premieres. The Carandiru Massacre takes place after a riot in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil. Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live" (apparently SNL has been political longer than 2016 gives it credit for). 1st overturn of a George … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1992

Anomalous Host’s Personal Top 15 Favorite Comedies

I'm not sure if it's a good idea to make a list for this genre. Comedy is the one thing in all film that is more subjective than everything else. Anyone can enjoy a good physical stunt, or a good moment of acting, and admire a well-written screenplay put to film, plus the cinematography. But … Continue reading Anomalous Host’s Personal Top 15 Favorite Comedies

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1992

USA/USSR Around World Air Race begins at Santa Monica. The 4 officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, acquitted on charges of beating Rodney King, are indicted on civil rights charges. The US track team sweeps the medals in the long jump at the Barcelona Olympics as Carl Lewis wins gold (28 feet, 5 1/2 inches), Mike Powell … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1992