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1993 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 10 "Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey" airs on ABC & drew an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people
  • Jun 8 Drag queen RuPaul releases his debut album "Supermodel of the World"

Film & TV Awards in 1993

  • Jan 16 25th NAACP Image Awards: "Boyz n the Hood" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Jan 23 50th Golden Globes: "Scent of a Woman", Al Pacino, & Emma Thompson win
  • Jan 31 9th Sundance Film Festival: "Ruby in Paradise" and "Public Access" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 11 43rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Woman Sesame Oil Maker" and "The Wedding Banquet" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • Feb 26 9th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • Feb 28 7th American Comedy Award: Jerry Seinfeld
  • Mar 17 19th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Demi Moore win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Candice Bergen win (TV)
  • Mar 28 13th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Shining Through" wins
  • Mar 29 65th Academy Awards: "Unforgiven", Al Pacino & Emma Thompson win
  • Mar 29 Actress Elizabeth Taylor presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her AIDS/HIV activism at 65th Academy Awards
  • May 24 46th Cannes Film Festival: "Ba wang bie ji" directed by Chen Kaige and "The Piano" directed by Jane Campion jointly awarded the Palme d'Or
  • May 26 Emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time
  • Aug 19 26th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Doubletree Hotel
  • Aug 31 50th Venice Film Festival: "Short Cuts" directed by Robert Altman and "Three Colors: Blue" directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski jointly awarded Golden Lion
  • Sep 18 18th Toronto International Film Festival: "The Snapper" directed by Stephen Frears wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 19 45th Emmy Awards: Seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Aug 11 American film maker Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth Cox, after 12 years of marriage
  • Nov 16 Actor Jim Carrey files for divorce from Melissa Womer after 6 years of marriage

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