The Throwback Three at Three: Taking it back to 1994

Kick off your drive home with Kannon and the Throwback Three at Three! We all lived through it, but do you remember what was happening in 1994?

Start your drive home with Kannon and the Throwback Three at Three, where we feature the top three songs of any given year and throw it back to good times, great music and amazing memories! Do you remember what your were doing back in 1994? Because we sure don't.

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Can you believe how much the dollar has changed?

The price of 10 oz Cheex-it crackers in 1994: $1.99
The price of a daily newspaper: 25 cents
The cost of a Superbowl ad in 1994: $900,000

How many of you ended up with a name off this list:

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How many of you quoted Forrest Gump in 1994?

“My momma always said that life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get”
– Tom Hanks in ‘Forrest Gump’

“Stupid is as stupid does.” – Forrest Gump.

“Run, Forrest! Run!” – Jenny Curran

Do you remember these iconic people from 1994:

In 1994 Time Magazine’s Man Of The Year was George W. Bush. Also in 1994 Kimberly Aiken from Columbia, South Carolina was nominated as Miss America and Lu Parker from South Carolina was nominated as Miss USA. Did you ever find yourself crushing on any of these heartthrobs from 1994:

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Did you know all these cool things happened in 1994:

-Playstation debuted in 1994
-The Most Famous Person in the World was probably Nelson Mandela
-Michael Crichton, the screenwriter of Jurassic Park, had a novel (Disclosure) and a television show (ER) reach the US number one at the same time the film did in 1994. He is the only person to achieve these hits simultaneously.
-The Wonderbra was invented.
-Despite being a trained Broadway singer, Matthew Broderick only voiced the speaking role of adult Simba in 1994’s The Lion King. Simba’s singing voice was provided by Joseph Williams, the lead singer of Toto.
-Lisa Loeb was the first artist ever to have a number one hit without being signed to a record label with the song Stay in 1994. She didn’t even have an album out when the song became a number one single. Thrift Shop by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis was the first song since 1994 to reach No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart without the support of a major record label.
-In 1994, Oakville, WA experienced a rainstorm in which gelatinous blobs fell onto a farm. The blobs were examined and found to contain human white blood cells but they did not contain nuclei, which is something human white cells do have. To this day there is still no answer to exactly what fell from the sky.
-Barbie as Scarlett O’Hara & Ken as Rhett Butler, Barbie as Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz debuted in 1994

Here's the top 10 movies of 1994:

1. Forrest Gump
2. The Lion King
3. True Lies
4. The Santa Clause
5. The Flintstones
6. Dumb and Dumber
7. Clear and Present Danger
8. Speed
9. The Mask
10. Pulp Fiction

And the top 10 t.v. shows of 1994:

1. Seinfeld (NBC)
2. E.R. (NBC)
3. Home Improvement (ABC)
4. Grace Under Fire (ABC)
5. NYPD Blue (ABC)
6. Murder, She Wrote (CBS)
7. Friends (NBC)
8. Roseanne (ABC)
9. Mad About You (NBC)
10. Madman of the People (NBC)