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Saturday 15 August 1992

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Madeline Mikac and Karen Polinesia. In that special week of August people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! was in the top 5 hits. Single White Female, directed by Barbet Schroeder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Gerald'S Game by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castles II: Siege and Conquest or Order of the Griffon.
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 Larry Sanders Show

Written by: Dennis Klein, Garry Shandling

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

Country: United States

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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

Mann & Machine

Written by: Robert De Laurentiis, Dick Wolf

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

Country: United States

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Single White Female

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber

Country: United States

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Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman

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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Death Becomes Her

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Actress Susan Anton marries actor Jeff Lester

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.131
  • Time: Thermonuclear detonation during the Pacific tests in 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9341

Books

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

Scarlett

By: Alexandra Ripley

The timeless tale continues... The most popular and beloved American historical novel ever written, Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind is unparalleled in its portrayal of men and women at once larger than life but as real as ourselves.

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No Greater Love

By: Danielle Steel

It was the maiden voyage of the Titanic, the greatest ship ever built, and in one fatal, unforgettable night, the sea shattered the lives and future of an extraordinary family, the Winfields.

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Needful Things

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a mysterious store than can sell you whatever you desire—but not without exacting a terrible price in return.“There

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Under Fire

By: Oliver L. North with William Novak

Novel

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Curse of Enchantia

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Core Design Virgin Games (PC CD)

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Defenders of Oasis

Defenders of Oasis

Platform: Game Gear

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sega

Castles II: Siege and Conquest

Platform: Macintosh DOS Amiga CD32 (Amiga floppy disk version unreleased[1])

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Doomsday Warrior Taiketsu! Brass Numbers

Doomsday Warrior Taiketsu! Brass Numbers

Platform: Super NES/Famicom

Genre: 2D action/fighting

Publisher: JP Laser Soft; NA Renovation Products

Order of the Griffon

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Tactical Role-playing Game

Publisher: Turbo Technologies Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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