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4 Jun, 1994

MTV Movie Award for Philadelphia

TomHanksMovieAwardTom 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.

21 Mar, 1994

Academy Awards for Philadelphia

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.

25 Jan, 1993

Wins American Music Award

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.

Michael Jackson At American Music Awards 1993 - (HD 720p)


23 May, 1989

Comedy Award for Big

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.

28 Jan, 1989

Golden Globe for Big

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.

Oct 1986

Honorary degree

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.

7 Dec, 1985

Spingarn Medal


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.

22 Dec, 1978

Cleveland Critics Circle Award

TomHanks_GLTFHanks wins the Cleveland Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his performance as Proteus in Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The award was his first major accomplishment as an actor.

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.