Saturday 8 August 1992
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to This Used To Be My Playground by Madonna.
In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits.
Single White Female, directed by Barbet Schroeder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992
while Gerald'S Game by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1992 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Arthur Lang: American boxer/businessman, at age 115.
- John Kordic: Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1965).
- Grand Ayatollah Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei: Iranian religious figure (Born 1899).
- Abul Qassim Khoei: Iraqi great-ayatollah / leader of Sjiieten.
- Alison L Gertz: US aids-activist / Esquire women of year, dies of AIDS.
- Actress Barbara Hershey weds artist Stephen Douglas
- Lou Whitaker hits his 200th career HR
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1992 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - This Used To Be My Playground
- Sir Mix-A-Lot - Baby Got Back
- TLC - Baby-Baby-Baby
- Boyz II Men - End Of The Road
- Guns N' Roses - November Rain
- Billy Ray Cyrus - Achy Breaky Heart
- Jon Secada - Just Another Day
- Tom Cochrane - Life Is A Highway
- En Vogue - Giving Him Something He Can Feel
- George Michael - Too Funky
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