Wednesday August 05, 1992

US date format: 8/5/1992, UK date format: 5/8/1992

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kit Tanton and Shehryaar Asif. In that special week of August people in US were listening to This Used To Be My Playground by Madonna. In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! was in the top 5 hits. Husbands and Wives, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Imzadi by Peter David was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra III: The Alien Wars or Dreadnoughts (video game).
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Husbands and Wives

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis

Waterland

Directed by: Stephen Gyllenhaal

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Grant Warnock

Rapid Fire

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Brandon Lee, Powers Boothe, Nick Mancuso, Raymond J. Barry

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag

Directed by: Allan Moyle

Starring: Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Thal, Alfre Woodard, Julianne Moore

Critters 4

Directed by: Rupert Harvey

Starring: Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Paul Whitthorne, Anders Hove

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 05, 1992?


    Holidays

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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    Events

  • 4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Larry Sanders Show

Written by: Dennis Klein, Garry Shandling

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

Country: United States of America

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Birdland

Directed by: Peter Lynch

Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Imzadi

By: Peter David

Imzadi: to the people of the planet Betazed, including Counselor Deanna Troi of the Starship Enterprise,™ it means "beloved" and denotes that which can never be truly broken.

The Silent Passage

By: Gail Sheehy

Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller has become the bible for women concerned about menopause. Since The Silent Passage was originally published in the early 1990s, Gail Sheehy, a member of the board

Head To Head

By: Lester Thurow

A leading economic theorist analyzes the United States's place in the changing world economy in light of the emergence of an economically united Europe.

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

All The Pretty Horses

By: Cormac McCarthy

Now a major motion picture from Columbia Pictures starring Matt Damon, produced by Mike Nichols, and directed by Billy Bob Thornton.The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cytron

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action / Adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

Big Fight: Big Trouble in the Atlantic Ocean

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up/2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Tatsumi

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo Super System

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: City-building game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Dreadnoughts (video game)

Genre: Ship simulation, strategy

Publisher: Turcan Research Systems


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