Nintendo and other video game companies started sweating with reports of several cases of epileptic fits caused by video games. IRA bombs exploded in Warrington and London's financial district, and the Waco siege ended in carnage when leader of the sect David Koresh died with most of the 120 members.
Shaggy, with his worldwide hit Oh Carolina, helped put New York Reggae on the map. Oh Carolina first reached No. 1 in the New York Reggae Chart, but Shaggy later made it a chart hit all over Europe.
In December Mr Blobby replaced Meat Loaf's "I'd Do Anything For Love' which had been No1 for 7 weeks. A week later, "Babe" by Take That bumped it off the top but only for a week. It returned to the No1 spot on the charts on Christmas Day and remained for another 2 weeks. The song also became the first to return to the No.1 position since 1968.
Jurassic Park - Millionaire John Hammond previews his new amusement park on an island off the Costa Rica to two dinosaur experts - Dr. Alan Grant and Dr. Ellie Sattler. By cloning dinosaur DNA harvested from pre-historic insects, Hammond has been able to create living dinosaurs for his new Jurassic theme park. Sleepless in Seattle - Recently engaged journalist Annie sets off to the other side of America to find recently widowed Sam after hearing his son's phone call to a radio talk show. Jonah wants his dad to find a new wife and Annie is convinced she's the one - even though she's never even seen Sam.
The X-Files featured super-cynic FBI Agent Dana Scully who teamed up with Agent Fox Mulder, whose interest in the paranormal stemmed from a belief that his sister had been abducted by aliens. Their mission was to solve these unsolvable cases. Frasier was first introduced to the world in the 1980s comedy Cheers, but was given his own series when Sam and co. shut up shop. The show was dedicated solely to the radio host, his brother Niles and the little world they live in.