Monday August 17, 1992

US date format: 8/17/1992, UK date format: 17/8/1992

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Paige (wrestler) and Marie Payet. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Crying Game, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castles or Crüe Ball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes

Events

  • 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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Movies

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Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

Directed by: Michael Mann

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

Country: United States of America

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Dead Alive

Dead Alive

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver, Elizabeth Moody, Ian Watkin

Country: United States of America

The Crying Game

The Crying Game

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1992?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - End Of The Road (From "Boomerang")
  2. - Baby-Baby-Baby
  3. - Warm It Up
  4. - Give U My Heart (From "Boomerang")
  5. - Jam

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Evidencias
  2. - Otro Dia Mas Sin Verte
  3. - El Centro De Mi Corazon
  4. - Mucho Corazon
  5. - Un Hombre Secreto

TV Series

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The Larry Sanders Show

The Larry Sanders Show

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Starring: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Country: United States of America

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Boomerang

Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Birdland

Birdland

Directed by: Peter Lynch

Days to next August 17

If August 17, 1992 is your birthday you're 28 years, 3 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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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 …

A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman

A Brilliant Madness

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Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness by Patty Duke. New York : Bantam Books, 1993,1992.

Imzadi by Peter David

Imzadi

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Imzadi: to the people of the planet Betazed, including Counselor Deanna Troi of the Starship Enterprise,™ it means "beloved" and denotes that which can never be truly broken.

Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons

Colony

By:

An unforgettable story of love, acceptance, and tradition. When Maude Chambliss first arrives at Retreat, the seasonal home of her husband's aristocratic family, she is a nineteen-year-old bride fresh from

Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem

Revolution From Within

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Revealing her own long quest for self-esteem, Gloria Steinem explores what self-esteem is, how crippling a lack of it can be, and how recapturing it can transform your life.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castles

Castles

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

Publisher: Interplay Productions

Cybernator

Cybernator

Platform: Super NES, PlayStation 2

Genre: Run and gun, Platformer

Publisher: JP Masaya; NA Konami

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Crüe Ball

Crüe Ball

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: JP Electronic Arts Victor; NA Electronic Arts; EU Electronic Arts

Brix

Brix

Platform: DOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Microleague Interactive Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 17, 1992?

On August 17, 1992 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 17, 1992?

On August 17, 1992 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 17, 1992?

On August 17, 1992 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 1992?

On August 17, 1992 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 17, 1992?

On August 17, 1992 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 17, 1992?

On August 17, 1992 several famous people were born including, Paige (wrestler), Marie Payet, Paige .

Which famous people died on August 17, 1992?

Famous people died on August 17, 1992 include, Barbara Morgan, Tommy Nutter, Al Parker.

What was the number one song in August 17, 1992?

The number one song in the week of August 17, 1992 was End Of The Road by Boyz II Men in US and Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! in UK.

What were the top hits on August 17, 1992?

The top hits on August 17, 1992 were End Of The Road by Boyz II Men, Baby-Baby-Baby by TLC, This Used To Be My Playground by Madonna in US and Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap!, Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail, Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cyrus in UK.


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