Some things that have changed may remain the same. Bill Clinton was president in 1993, and in 2016 Hillary Clinton is seeking to become president.
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It's still a Jurassic world
'Jurassic Park' then, 'Jurassic World' now.
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Air Jordan exit No. 1
Michael Jordan retired from basketball in October 1993 at age 30. He went on to become a less than noteworthy baseball player before returning to the court and winning the last three of his six NBA championships.
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It was a 'Berry' good year for David Justice
David Justice, then an Atlanta Braves outfielder, married actress Halle Berry on Jan. 1.
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Sugar was sweet for Alabama
Alabama trounced Miami (Fla.), 34-13, in the Sugar Bowl to claim the national championship. The current Crimson Tide will look to do the same on Jan. 11 against Clemson, an ACC school. Though the Hurricanes are in the ACC now, they were not a member of the conference in 1993.
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Dallas proved superb
Troy Aikman, Jimmy Johnson and the Dallas Cowboys throttled the Buffalo Bills in the Super Bowl, 52-17. One of the honorees at the coin toss was former Bills star O.J. Simpson.
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Parcells, Pats select QB No. 1 overall
The New England Patriots had the first selection in the 1993 NFL Draft. They took a quarterback out of Washington State, Drew Bledsoe, who went on to become the man Tom Brady replaced. And we all know how that has played out.
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Double trouble for Leon Lett
Leon Lett wound up with a Super Bowl ring in 1993. The defensive lineman, however, is better known for being run down by the Bills' Don Beebe and fumbling while prematurely celebrating what he thought would be a touchdown. Later that year, on Thanksgiving, Lett garnered more infamy on this play against the Miami Dolphins.
Canada doubles up on titles
Franchises from Canada won championships in 1993, the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Blue Jays. No franchise from North of the border has won one of the four major championships since. The Blue Jays’ World Series victory was made memorable by Joe Carter’s home run that sank the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Krone captures the Belmont
Julie Krone became the first woman to win a Triple Crown race, capturing the 1993 Belmont aboard Colonial Affair.
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Dales dominate NASCAR
Dale Jarrett won the 1993 Daytona 500, and Dale Earnhardt Sr. captured the NASCAR Winston Cup championship. The year was marred by the deaths of 1992 series champion Alan Kulwicki and Davey Allison.
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Tennis saw Steffi Graf capture three majors. Unlike 2015, when Serena Williams came up short of a Grand Slam in the U.S. Open, Graf won the final three majors after Monica Seles won the Australian Open. Seles' 1993 season ended in April when she was stabbed by a mentally ill fan during a match.
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Bid adieu to the Crue
We'll close with an, um, encore from Motley Crue's final show. The final song, actually. Enjoy 'Home, Sweet Home,' the band's swan song from Los Angeles as we bring you back to 2016.