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Friday 17 April 1992

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Rodden and Julien Solomita. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Save The Best For Last by Vanessa Williams. In UK Deeply Dippy by Right Said Fred was in the top 5 hits. FernGully: The Last Rainforest, directed by Bill Kroyer, 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 Ancient Anguish or Congo's Caper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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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The Powers That Be

Written by: David Crane, Marta Kauffman

Starring: John Forsythe, Holland Taylor, Eve Gordon, Peter MacNicol

Country: United States

The Big One

Starring: Michael McShane, Sandi Toksvig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Beethoven

Directed by: Brian Levant

Starring: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones

Country: United States

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The Cutting Edge

Directed by: Paul M. Glaser

Starring: D.B. Sweeney, Moira Kelly, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States

White Men Can't Jump

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hank Penny: country music singer, dies at age 73 of heart failure.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.114
  • Time: Photograph by Richard Laird-FPG International; digitally altered by Joe Lertola.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9324

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 ?

Ancient Anguish

Ancient Anguish

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Role-playing

Castles

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

Publisher: Interplay Productions

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AmberMUSH

AmberMUSH

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Chronicles of Amber MUSH

Black Bass: Lure Fishing

Platform: Game Boy Game Boy Color

Genre: Fishing[1]

Publisher: Hot B

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Congo's Caper

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

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