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Tuesday 12 May 1992

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Malcolm David Kelley and Matthew Savage. 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. Lethal Weapon 3, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Wakefield's Crusade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Balloon Brothers or Die Bahnwelt.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lethal Weapon 3

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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FernGully: The Last Rainforest

Directed by: Bill Kroyer

Starring: Samantha Mathis, Christian Slater, Robin Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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Directed by: Brian Levant

Starring: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones

Country: United States

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White Men Can't Jump

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Big One

Starring: Michael McShane, Sandi Toksvig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Karl Howman, Geraldine McEwan, Tony Selby, John Bennett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Miracles & Other Wonders

Starring: Rie Hadinger Attridge

Country: United States

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Adventures in Wonderland

Starring: Robert Barry Fleming, Elisabeth Harnois, John Hoffman, Richard Kuhlman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1992 ?

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Reed: American actor best known for being the paterfamilias Mike Brady in the TV series "The Brady Bunch," a silly, corny and endearing show which ran from 1969-1974.
  • Joe Burke: President (KC Royals), dies at 68.
  • Lenny Montana: American actor (Born 1926).
  • Nikos Gatsos: Greek poet and songwriter (d. 1992).
  • 1st Belgian woman (Ingrid Baeyens) to ascend Mount Everest
  • Joe Burke, president (Kansas City Royals), dies at age 68.
  • The United States recalls United States Ambassador to Yugoslavia Warren Zimmermann to protest military aggression against Bosnia and Hercegovina.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Los Angeles Riots -- May 11, 1992
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9328
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.117


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


By: Alexandra Ripley

THE PHENOMENAL #1 BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO MARGARET MITCHELL'S GONE WITH THE WIND"Alexandra Ripley is true to Scarlett's spirit and to Rhett's. Her sense of Mitchell's style is right on target."

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By: Danielle Steel

On Sarah Whitfield's seventy-fifth birthday, memories take her back to New York in the 1930s. To a marriage that ends after a year, leaving Sarah shattered.

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The Disuniting Of America

By: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr

What does it mean to be an American? Is the republic a unified whole or a collection of disparate ethnic groups?

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Playing In The Dark

By: Toni Morrison

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Beloved and Jazz now gives us a learned, stylish, and immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that promises to change the way we read American literature

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Super Nintendo

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Irem

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Ashes of Empire

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Microprose

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Balloon Brothers

Balloon Brothers

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: East Technology

Die Bahnwelt

Die Bahnwelt

Platform: Sharp X68000

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Glodia


Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Space combat sim

Publisher: Ocean Software

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