Friday 17 July 1992
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Billie Lourd and Taavi Rand.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot.
In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits.
Universal Soldier, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992
while The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Late Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ancient Anguish or Defenders of Dynatron City.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 July 1992 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Billie Lourd: American noted family, the daughter of Carrie Fisher and her beau, Bryan Lourd.
- Taavi Rand: Estonian ice dancer.
- Slovak parliament asks for self rule
- The Splash Mountain attraction opens in Frontierland in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.
- The Slovak National Council declares Slovakia an independent country, signaling the breakup of Czechoslovakia.
- A car bomb placed by mafia with collaboration of Italian intelligence kills judge Paolo Borsellino and five members of his escort.
- The Cabinet of Israel approves a freeze on new settlements in the occupied territories, a move expected to reinvigorate the Middle East Peace Process.
- Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia.
- An airlift of food and medicine to Sarajevo is halted after 23 days due to renewed fighting.
- A Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey crashes in the Potomac River as it approached Marine Corps Base Quantico, killing all seven people on board.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1992 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sir Mix-A-Lot - Baby Got Back
- I'll Be There (Live-Unplugged) - Mariah Carey
- Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under The Bridge
- Billy Ray Cyrus - Achy Breaky Heart
- TLC - Baby-Baby-Baby
- Arrested Development - Tennessee
- Madonna - This Used To Be My Playground
- Celine Dion - If You Asked Me To
- Wishing On A Star - The Cover Girls
- Jon Secada - Just Another Day
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