Events in Film & Television in January 1993

  • Jan 1 "Farewell My Concubine" directed by Chen Kaige from novel by Lilian Lee starring Leslie Cheung, Zhang Fengyi and Gong Li premieres in Hong Kong (Cannes Palme d'Or 1993)
  • Jan 4 7th largest wrestling crowd (63,500-Tokyo Dome)
  • Jan 5 Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident

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Jan 8 NBC offers "Tonight Show" to David Letterman

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman

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Jan 14 "Anna Christie" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 54 performances, starring Natasha Richardson and Liam Neeson,

  • Jan 14 David Letterman announces his show is moving from NBC to CBS
  • Jan 15 Soap opera "Santa Barbara" final show on NBC TV
  • Jan 16 25th NAACP Image Awards: "Boyz n the Hood" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Jan 17 14th ACE Cable Awards: Bravo! wins the Golden CableACE for its dedication to films, cultural arts and performing arts programming

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Jan 23 50th Golden Globes: "Scent of a Woman", Al Pacino, & Emma Thompson win

Actor Al Pacino
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Al Pacino
Actress Emma Thompson
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Emma Thompson
  • Jan 31 9th Sundance Film Festival: "Ruby in Paradise" and "Public Access" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic