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Sunday 16 August 1992

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jazmine Lucero and Zawachin . 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 Fatherland by Robert Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dalek Attack or Battle Soccer: Field no Hasha.
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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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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mark Heard: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 1992).
Facts:
  • 20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur
  • 74th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 278 at Bellerive St. Louis
  • Moses Kiptanui runs world record 3k (7:28.96)
  • In response to an appeal by President Fernando Collor de Mello to wear green and yellow as a way to show support for him, thousands of Brazilians take to the streets dressed in black.

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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 ?

Fatherland

By: Robert Harris

Fatherland is set in an alternative world where Hitler has won the Second World War. It is April 1964 and one week before Hitler's 75th birthday.

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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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Acquired Tastes

By: Peter Mayle

The author of A Year in Provence takes readers on an around-the-world journey, showing them where to find the best of everything, including caviar, custom-made shoes, and more.

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Jewels

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bargon Attack

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Coktel Vision

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Conquered Kingdoms

Platform: PC DOS/MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

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Count Duckula 2

Count Duckula 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Alternative Software

Dalek Attack

Platform: IBM PC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST.

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Admiral Software

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Battle Soccer: Field no Hasha

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Sports (soccer)

Publisher: Banpresto

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