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Monday 17 February 1992

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Meaghan Jette Martin and Karter Zaher. In that special week of February people in US were listening to I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. Wayne's World, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Hideaway by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mulberry. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra Force or The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse.
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 ?

Mulberry

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Archer's Goon

Starring: Susan Jameson, Angela Forry, Morgan Jones, Victoria Worsley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Computer Doctor

Starring: Gene Lowry, Gene R. Lowry

Country: United States

The Pall Bearer's Revue

Starring: Geoffrey McGivern, Mark E. Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Beyond Belief!!

Starring: Jay Potter

Country: United States

Movies

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

Wayne's World

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe

Country: United States

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Reservoir Dogs

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Poison Ivy

Directed by: Katt Shea Ruben

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Tom Skerritt, Sara Gilbert

Country: United States

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Lolita

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon

Country: United States

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Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Facts:
  • A court in Milwaukee, Wisconsin sentences serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer to life in prison.
  • Iraq disarmament crisis: The Executive Chairman of UNSCOM details Iraq's refusal to abide by UN Security Council disarmament resolutions.
  • The New Hampshire primary is won by Paul Tsongas on the Democratic side for the Republicans, Pat Buchanan has a surprisingly strong showing (37%) against incumbent president George H. W. Bush.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Flame by Dennis Chalkin; sky by Ron Sawade-Stock Market; digital imaging by David Anderson.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9316
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.105

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 ?

Arcana

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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Contra Force

Contra Force

Platform: NES

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Crystal Kingdom Dizzy

Crystal Kingdom Dizzy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, CD32

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Codemasters

The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse

Platform: SNES Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Capcom[1] Nintendo Disney Interactive

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Dungeon Master: Theron's Quest

Platform: TurboGrafx CD

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Victor Interactive Software

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