- There was no winner of the world series because the Major League Baseball Players Association was on strike.
- The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan ice skating rivalry resulted in some friends of Tonya's trying to bust Nancy's kneecaps at the U.S. Figure Skating Championship.
- The Wonderbra was invented.
- Forrest Gump was the best film Oscar winner.
- Friends, Seinfeld, Home Improvement, and E.R. were some of the most popular tv shows.