Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington win the award for Best On-Screen Duo at the 1994 MTV Movie Awards for their partnership in Philadelphia. In the acceptence speech, Hanks promotes AIDS education.
Forest Gump wins Best Picture at the 67th Annual Academy Awards and Hanks wins Best Actor for the leading role.
Hanks wins Best Actor at the 66th Annual Academy Awards for his role in Philadelphia, Bruce Springsteen’s musical contribution to the film, Streets of Philadelphia, wins Best Original Song.
At the 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards, Hanks wins Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) for his leading role in Philadelphia.
Hanks wins the Best Kiss award at the 1993 MTV Movie Awards for his comedic kiss with Pauline Brailsford in A League of Their Own.
For his supporting role in A League of Their Own, Hanks wins the award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture at the 7th Annual American Comedy Awards.
Jackson wins the American Music Award for International Artist Award, Favorite Album (Pop/Rock), and Favorite Single (Soul/R&B).
I’d like to thank everyone at Sony Music….and of course all my fans- I Love You.
For his role in Big, Hanks wins the award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) at the 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards.
Beetlejuice wins an Academy Award for Best Makeup and Outstanding Children’s Animated Program at the 61st Annual Academy Awards.
Jackson wins the American Music Award for Special Achievement Award.
Thank you very much…first I’d like to thank God who makes all things possible…
For his role in Big, Hanks wins the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy) award at the 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
Jackson wins the American Music Award for Favorite Single (Soul/R&B).
University of Massachusetts awards Robert Mugabe an honorary law degree. for his “exemplary devotion to social justice. University president:
[Mugabe’s] gentle firmness in the face of anger and intellectual approach to matters which inflame the emotions of others, are hallmarks of quiet integrity.
Jackson wins the American Music Award for Award of Appreciation and Song of the Year.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People awards Cosby the Spingarn Medal for outstanding achievement. The award was instituted in 1914 by J.E. Spingarn honoring African Americans for high achievement.
University of Edinburgh awards Mugabe the Honorary Degree of Doctoris Honoris Causa for services to education in Africa.
Honoured not only for his extraordinary intellectual discipline and energy but for those qualities of statesmanship which made him one of the great figures of modern Africa.
There are not a lot of people who are willing to throw all their things in a car and drive across the country to Cleveland for no money, but I had nothing to lose. I had nothing to keep me anywhere. I thought the whole point of being 18 or 19 years old was to throw your stuff in the back of the car and go somewhere.