Wednesday 11 November 1992, Veteran's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cassandra Bankson and Trey Smith.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to How Do You Talk To An Angel by The Heights.
In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits.
Malcolm X, directed by Spike Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992
while The Tale Of The Body Thief by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching New Legend of Madame White Snake.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darkwing Duck or Exhaust Heat F1 ROC: Race of Champions.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 November 1992 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Cassandra Bankson: YouTube Star.
- Trey Smith: Family Member.
- Kairi Himanen: Estonian footballer.
- Sofía Luini: Argentine tennis player.
- Anglican Church and Church of England OK female priests
- The General Synod of the Church of England votes to allow women to become priests.
- The government of Peru announces it has arrested a small group of army officers who were plotting the assassination of President Alberto Fujimori.
- A report by the World Meteorological Organization reports an unprecedented level of ozone depletion in both the Arctic and Antarctic.
- Boxer Riddick Bowe defeats Evander Holyfield to become undisputed heavyweight champion.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1992 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Heights - How Do You Talk To An Angel
- Boyz II Men - End Of The Road
- PM Dawn - I'd Die Without You
- Shai - If I Ever Fall In Love
- Patty Smyth - Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough
- Wreckx-N-Effect - Rump Shaker
- Snap! - Rhythm Is A Dancer
- TLC - What About Your Friends
- Madonna - Erotica
- House Of Pain - Jump Around
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