Tuesday 17 March 1992, St. Patrick's Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eliza Bennett and John Boyega.
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.
On TV people were watching The Odyssey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure or Crystal Kingdom Dizzy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 March 1992 ?
- 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)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
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- 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.
- George Lovi, US columnist (Sky and Telescope's "Ramblings"), dies.
- 18th People's Choice Awards: Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire.
- Israeli Embassy attack in Buenos Aires: Suicide car bomb attack kills 29 and injures 242.
- A referendum to end apartheid in South Africa is passed 68.7% to 31.2%.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1992 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Vanessa Williams - Save The Best For Last
- Mr. Big - To Be With You
- Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven
- Michael Jackson - Remember The Time
- Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy
- Atlantic Starr - Masterpiece
- Shanice - I Love Your Smile
- Amy Grant - Good For Me
- Genesis - I Can't Dance
- Mint Condition - Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)
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