Ian’s Time Machine: May 12th, 1995 [VIDEO]
This week in 1995 Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman fight over missles on a submarine in 'Crimson Tide', Goalie Martin Brodeur gets an NHL record, and Nicki French covers a 1980's hit.
Opening at number one at the box office was the action drama 'Crimson Tide' starring Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman. The film took place on a U.S. nuclear sub where a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles. The filmed earned over $157 million and was nominated for three Academy Awards.
In sports news, Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his third playoff shutout in four periods as the New Jersey Devils eventually went on to win their first Stanley Cup.
Nicki French remade Bonnie Tyler's hit 1983 song 'Total Eclipse of the Heart'. Nicki purchased the album in the '80s and absolutely loved it and didn't was to do a dance cover of the song. So she did two versions, an exact cover of the original and a dance version. The dance version ended up doing better in the U.S. peaking at number two on the Billboard Hot 100.