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Monday 17 August 1992

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paige and Alex Elisala. 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 All Around The Town by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager or Dead Connection.
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 17 August 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0
  • The 1992 Republican National Convention convenes in Houston.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Muslim prisoners in Serbian detention camp. Photograph from ITN/Rex.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9342
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.131

Books

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

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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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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Women Who Run With The Wolves

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

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A Brilliant Madness

By: Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman

In her revealing bestseller Call Me Anna, Patty Duke shared her long-kept secret: the talented, Oscar-winning actress who won our hearts on The Patty Duke Show was suffering from a serious-but-treatable-mental

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bart's House of Weirdness

Platform: DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Konami

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Championship Manager

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Domark

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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

The Aquatic Games

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dead Connection

Dead Connection

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito


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