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Saturday 16 May 1992

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kirstie Maldonado and Davika Hoorne. 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. Alien³, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Wakefield's Crusade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exhaust Heat F1 ROC: Race of Champions or Barbarossa.
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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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Mulberry

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dinosaurs!

Starring: Barbara Feldon

Country: United States

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Further Tales of the Riverbank

Written by: Dave Ellison, Paul Sutherland

Starring: Johnny Morris

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 ?

Alien³

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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Far and Away

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson

Country: United States

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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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Newsies

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marisa Mell: Austrian actress who became a cult figure of 1960s Italian B-movies.
  • Chalino Sanchez: Mexican musician (Born 1960).
Facts:
  • Smells Like Nirvana, by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35
  • Polls show Perot, Bush and Clinton could be in a deadlock
  • US space shuttle STS-49 lands (maiden voyage of Endeavour).
  • US polls show presidential candidates Ross Perot, George Bush, and Bill Clinton could be in a deadlock.
  • 118th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.118
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Los Angeles Riots -- May 11, 1992
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9328

Books

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

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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The Living

By: Annie Dillard

This New York Times bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard is a mesmerizing evocation of life in the Pacific Northwest during the last decades of the 19th century.

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Jazz

By: Toni Morrison

In the winter of 1926, when everybody everywhere sees nothing but good things ahead, Joe Trace, middle-aged door-to-door salesman of Cleopatra beauty products, shoots his teenage lover to death.

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All Around The Town

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, crafts a terrifying story of murder and obsession with “a slambam finish” (Los Angeles Times Book Review).When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dr. Franken The Adventures of Dr. Franken

Platform: Game Boy Super NES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Kemco DTMC

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Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride

Platform: Super Famicom, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Android, iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix Corporation (SFC) Square Enix

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Exhaust Heat F1 ROC: Race of Champions

Exhaust Heat F1 ROC: Race of Champions

Platform: SNES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP / NA Seta; EU Ocean Software

Ace Combat

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Game Boy Advance, Xbox 360, iOS, Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

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Barbarossa

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Sammy

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