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Saturday 17 October 1992

1992-10-17

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. 1492: Conquest of Paradise, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

1492: Conquest of Paradise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Grard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Under Siege

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Steven Seagal, Gary Busey, Tommy Lee Jones

Country: United States

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A River Runs Through It

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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Of Mice and Men

Directed by: Gary Sinise

Starring: John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston

Country: United States

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Romper Stomper

Directed by: Geoffrey Wright

Starring: Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

American Justice

Starring: Bill Kurtis

Country: United States

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Packing Them In

Starring: Frank Skinner, Jenny Eclair, Roger Mann, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom

Batman: The Animated Series

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings

Country: United States

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Going to Extremes

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey, Frank South

Starring: Erika Alexander, June Chadwick, Roy Dotrice, Camilo Gallardo

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ton Hasebos: Cameraman / TV director (Gnome Hasebos).
  • Orestis Laskos: Greek film director, screenwriter and actor (Born 1908).
Facts:
  • 1st World Series with non-US team, Toronto loses 3-1 to Braves
  • Yoshihiro Hattori, a 16-year-old Japanese exchange student, mistakes the address of a party and is shot dead after knocking on the wrong door in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The shooter, Rodney Peairs, is later acquitted, sparking outrage in Japan.

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Magazine Covers

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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 ?

Arabian Magic

Arabian Magic

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Hack and slash, beat 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Count Duckula 2

Count Duckula 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Alternative Software

Crash 'n' the Boys: Street Challenge

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Game Boy Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Technōs Japan; NA American Technos

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Mortal Kombat

Genre: Fighting Game

Publisher: Midway Games Williams Entertainment Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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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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