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Monday 17 August 1992

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paige and Alex Elisala. In that special week of August people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! 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. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alcatraz or Deliverance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Single White Female

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber

Country: United States

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Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Directed by: Fran Rubel Kuzui

Starring: Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Reubens

Country: United States

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Death Becomes Her

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

Country: United States

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Universal Soldier

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Larry Sanders Show

Written by: Dennis Klein, Garry Shandling

Starring: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Country: United States

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Jack's Place

Starring: John Dye, Finola Hughes, Hal Linden

Country: United States

Mr. Wakefield's Crusade

Starring: Peter Capaldi, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris, Mossie Smith

Country: United Kingdom

Mann & Machine

Written by: Robert De Laurentiis, Dick Wolf

Starring: David Andrews, Yancy Butler, S. Epatha Merkerson

Country: United States

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0
  • The 1992 Republican National Convention convenes in Houston.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1992?

  • Time: Muslim prisoners in Serbian detention camp. Photograph from ITN/Rex.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9342
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.131

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Scarlett

By: Alexandra Ripley

The timeless tale continues... The most popular and beloved American historical novel ever written, Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind is unparalleled in its portrayal of men and women at once larger than life but as real as ourselves.

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Needful Things

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a mysterious store than can sell you whatever you desire—but not without exacting a terrible price in return.“There

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No Greater Love

By: Danielle Steel

It was the maiden voyage of the Titanic, the greatest ship ever built, and in one fatal, unforgettable night, the sea shattered the lives and future of an extraordinary family, the Winfields.

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The Sum Of All Fears

By: Tom Clancy

A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alcatraz

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Atari ST

Genre: Shoot 'em up, stealth game

Publisher: Infogrames

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Cosmo Gang: The Puzzle

Platform: Arcade, Super Famicom/SNES, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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Cybernator

Cybernator

Platform: Super NES, PlayStation 2

Genre: Run and gun, Platformer

Publisher: JP Masaya; NA Konami

Deliverance

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Mac OS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: 21st Century Entertainment

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Championship Manager series

Championship Manager series

Platform: PC, Xbox, PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

Genre: sport


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