Winners & Losers: Dec. 25, 1995

P.R. COUP OF THE YEAR: The Colin Powell presidential campaign/book tour. Runner-up: The Newt Gingrich presidential campaign/book tour

SECOND ACT OF THE YEAR: Court star Michael Jordan. Runner-up: Court star Monica Seles

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR: Alicia Silverstone. Runner-up: Edward Burns, ethnic auteur of The Brothers McMullen, made for $25,000 Comeback of the year: Jay Leno, with the help of dancing Itos and a CBS slump. Runner-up: Philippine Congresswoman Imelda Marcos

PLANET OF THE YEAR: Jupiter, probed by Galileo. Runner-up: GL229B, superplanet/ proto-star eyed by Hubble telescope

INESCAPABLE AD CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR: Windows 95. Runner-up: The A-Beatles-C! Network


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!