Friday May 08, 1992

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

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 8, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Olivia Culpo and Ana Mulvoy-Ten. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Jump by Kris Kross. In UK Please Don't Go by KWS was in the top 5 hits. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, directed by Mansoor Khan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Jazz by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Intruders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Business Wars or The Dark Queen of Krynn.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
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Movies

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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Directed by: Mansoor Khan

Starring: Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi

The Dark Side of the Heart

The Dark Side of the Heart

Directed by: Eliseo Subiela

Starring: Darío Grandinetti, Sandra Ballesteros, Nacha Guevara, André Mélançon

Far and Away

Far and Away

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Robert Prosky

Country: United States of America

Encino Man

Encino Man

Directed by: Les Mayfield

Starring: Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser, Pauly Shore, Megan Ward

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Intruders

Intruders

Directed by: Adam Schindler

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

Starring: Niamh Cusack, Enn Reitel, Mary Jane Bowe, Jenny Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man

Directed by: Karthik Chandran

Familie Heinz Becker

Familie Heinz Becker

Video Girl Ai

Video Girl Ai

Directed by: Mizuho Nishikubo

Days to next May 08

If May 08, 1992 is your birthday you're 28 years, 4 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jazz by Toni Morrison

Jazz

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In the winter of 1926, when everybody everywhere sees nothing but good things ahead, Joe Trace, middle-aged door-to-door salesman of Cleopatra beauty products, shoots his teenage lover to death.

Backlash by Susan Faludi

Backlash

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Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women’s Rights“Opting-out,” “security moms,” “desperate housewives,” “the new baby fever”—the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the

Head To Head by Lester Thurow

Head To Head

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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.

Barcelona by Robert Hughes

Barcelona

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Barcelona is Robert Hughes's monumentally informed and irresistibly opinionated guide to the most un-Spanish city in Spain. Hughes scrolls through Barcelona's often violent history; tells the stories of its kings, poets,

The Road To Omaha by Robert Ludlum

The Road To Omaha

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Robert Ludlum’s wayward hero, the outrageous General MacKenzie Hawkins, returns with a diabolical scheme to right a very old wrong—and wreak vengeance on the [redacted] who drummed him out of the

Videogames

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Business Wars

Business Wars

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Modern first-person adventure

Publisher: Hect

The Dark Queen of Krynn

The Dark Queen of Krynn

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Aguri Suzuki F-1 Super Driving

Aguri Suzuki F-1 Super Driving

Platform: Super Famicom,[1] Game Boy

Genre: Formula One racing,[1] Racing simulation

Electro Man

Electro Man

Platform: DOS

Genre: platform game

Publisher: POL xLand Games; NA Epic MegaGames

Eternam

Eternam

Platform: DOS, FM Towns

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Infogrames Europe SA


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