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Tuesday 17 March 1992

1992-03-17

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Save The Best For Last by Vanessa Williams. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. Basic Instinct, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Basic Instinct

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza

Country: United States

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My Cousin Vinny

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio

Country: United States

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The Lawnmower Man

Directed by: Brett Leonard

Starring: Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Wright

Country: United States

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Wayne's World

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe

Country: United States

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Reservoir Dogs

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Powers That Be

Written by: David Crane, Marta Kauffman

Starring: John Forsythe, Holland Taylor, Eve Gordon, Peter MacNicol

Country: United States

The Big One

Starring: Michael McShane, Sandi Toksvig

Country: United Kingdom

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Mulberry

Starring: Karl Howman, Geraldine McEwan, Tony Selby, John Bennett

Country: United Kingdom

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Archer's Goon

Starring: Susan Jameson, Angela Forry, Morgan Jones, Victoria Worsley

Country: United Kingdom

Computer Doctor

Starring: Gene Lowry, Gene R. Lowry

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Death & the Maiden opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 performances
  • 28 killed in truck bombing of Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Arg
  • De Klerk wins a white only referendum
  • Islamic Jihad truck bombs Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires killing 29
  • Russian manned space craft TM-14, launches into orbit.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jay Leno -- Mar. 16, 1992
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9320
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.109

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

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—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 ...

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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 ?

Alisia Dragoon

Alisia Dragoon

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: JP Game Arts

Ashes of Empire

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Microprose

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Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure

Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Side scroller

Crystal Kingdom Dizzy

Crystal Kingdom Dizzy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, CD32

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Codemasters

Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge

Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge

Platform: Super NES Mega Drive/Genesis Game Gear Game Boy

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment LJN (Super NES, Game Boy) Flying Edge (Genesis, Game Gear)


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