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Wednesday 5 August 1992

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. 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 Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Unforgiven, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Possessing The Secret Of Joy by Alice Walker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Late Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus or E.V.O.: Search for Eden.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Late Show

Starring: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Jane Kennedy, Tony Martin

Country: Australia

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Jack's Place

Starring: John Dye, Finola Hughes, Hal Linden

Country: United States

Mr. Wakefield's Crusade

Starring: Peter Capaldi, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris, Mossie Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ude ni oboe ari

Starring: Hiroaki Murakami, Yôko Moriguchi

Country: Japan

Mann & Machine

Written by: Robert De Laurentiis, Dick Wolf

Starring: David Andrews, Yancy Butler, S. Epatha Merkerson

Country: United States

Movies

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

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Death Becomes Her

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

Country: United States

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Directed by: Fran Rubel Kuzui

Starring: Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Reubens

Country: United States

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Universal Soldier

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker

Country: United States

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A League of Their Own

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Muldoon: New Zealand politician who was first elected to Parliament on 11/26/1961, but became Minister of Finance from 1964-1972.
  • Jeff Porcaro: American drummer songwriter and producer (Toto and Clover) (d. 1992).
Facts:
  • 4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge
  • Walt Disney World welcomes its 400-millionth guest.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: AIDS Epidemic -- Aug. 3, 1992
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9340
  • Life: Princess Diana

Books

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

Possessing The Secret Of Joy

By: Alice Walker

From the author the New York Times Book Review calls “a lavishly gifted writer,” this is the searing story of Tashi, a tribal African woman first glimpsed in The Color Purple

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The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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Gerald'S Game

By: Stephen King

A different kind of bedtime story from Stephen King, as a game of seduction between a husband and wife ends in death.

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Who Will Tell The People

By: William Greider

Greider's Secrets of the Temple showed the power of the Federal Reserve as it ran the country throughout the 1980s. Now he describes the reality of how Washington really decides most

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Double Clutch

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

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Andre Agassi Tennis

Platform: Master System, Game Gear, Genesis, Super NES, mobile phone

Genre: Traditional sports simulation

Publisher: Lance Investments

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Electro Man

Electro Man

Platform: DOS

Genre: platform game

Publisher: POL xLand Games; NA Epic MegaGames

Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Survival horror, role-playing video game, adventure game (point-and-click)

Publisher: Accolade

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E.V.O.: Search for Eden

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Enix

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