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Sunday 16 August 1992

US date format: 8/16/1992, UK date format: 16/8/1992

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zawachin and Jazmine Lucero. 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. The Last of the Mohicans, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Scruples Two by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92 or Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf.
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What the sky looked like on 16 August 1992

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Movies

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

The Last of the Mohicans

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig

Country: United States

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Honeymoon in Vegas

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: James Caan, Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Pat Morita

Country: United States

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Husbands and Wives

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis

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Waterland

Directed by: Stephen Gyllenhaal

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Grant Warnock

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Rapid Fire

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Brandon Lee, Powers Boothe, Nick Mancuso, Raymond J. Barry

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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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Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

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Birdland

Directed by: Peter Lynch

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Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

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Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 1992 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1992 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Evidencias - Ana Gabriel
  2. Jon Secada - Otro Dia Mas Sin Verte
  3. Mucho Corazon - Luis Miguel
  4. Desde El Dia Que Te Fuiste - Pandora
  5. Un Hombre Secreto - Myriam Hernandez
  6. Mijares - Maria Bonita
  7. El Centro De Mi Corazon - Chayanne
  8. Tampoco Fuiste Tu - Daniela Romo
  9. Pero Te Vas A Arrepentir - Los Yonic's
  10. Yo Quiero - Angelica Maria Y Vicente Fernandez

Books

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

Scruples Two

By: Judith Krantz

Scruples, Judith Krantz's electrifying, world wide bestseller appeared fifteen years ago and made book publishing history. Now that unforgettable story, a story that marks an era, a story that millions of readers wish had never ended

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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The Last Tsar

By: Edvard Radzinsky

Russian playwright and historian Radzinsky mines sources never before available to create a fascinating portrait of the monarch, and a minute-by-minute account of his terrifying last days. Updated

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Lincoln At Gettysburg

By: Garry Wills

In a masterly work, Garry Wills shows how Lincoln reached back to the Declaration of Independence to write the greatest speech in the nation’s history.The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Campaign

Campaign

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Empire Interactive

Clue

Clue

Platform: Sega Genesis •SNES

Genre: Strategy Board game

Publisher: Parker Brothers

Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92

Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Capcom

B-17 Flying Fortress

B-17 Flying Fortress

Platform: DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Flight simulation/Role-playing

Publisher: MicroProse

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

Platform: Genesis, Amiga, DOS, Mac OS, Master System, Lynx, Game Gear, Game Boy, Super NES, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Brave Little Toaster

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release

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Cape Fear

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release

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The Butcher's Wife

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and Laserdisc release

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My Cousin Vinny

Format: VHS release

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Secret Honor

Studio: Criterion Collection

Format: Laserdisc release

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