Friday January 17, 1992

US date format: 1/17/1992, UK date format: 17/1/1992

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 17, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Dahlberg and Awsten Knight. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. One False Move, directed by Carl Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Backlash by Susan Faludi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Smoky Mountain Wrestling. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'n' the Boys: Street Challenge or Death Duel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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One False Move

Directed by: Carl Franklin

Starring: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Cynda Williams, Michael Beach

Grand Tour: Disaster in Time

Directed by: David Twohy

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Ariana Richards, Emilia Crow, Jim Haynie

Reservoir Dogs

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

Country: United States of America

Surviving Desire

Directed by: Hal Hartley

Starring: Martin Donovan, Matt Malloy, Rebecca Nelson, Julie Kessler

The Efficiency Expert

Directed by: Mark Joffe

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ben Mendelsohn, Alwyn Kurts, Bruno Lawrence

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 17, 1992?


    Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed

    Events

  • Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Smoky Mountain Wrestling

Directed by: Unavailable

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Feuerwache 09

Barrymore

Directed by: Erik Canuel

Ein Engel namens Flint

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Backlash

By: Susan Faludi

Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women’s Rights“Opting-out,” “security moms,” “desperate housewives,” “the new baby fever”—the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the

The World Is My Home

By: James A. Michener

Literary legend James A. Michener was “a Renaissance man, adventurous, inquisitive, unpretentious and unassuming, with an encyclopedic mind and a generous heart” (The New York Times Book Review).

Comeback

By: Dick Francis

New York Times bestselling Grand Master of Crime Fiction Foreign Office diplomat Peter Darwin uncovers a peculiar operation involving a veterinary surgeon and the unexplained deaths of several valuable racehorses.

Night Over Water

By: Ken Follett

September 1939. England is at war with Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the world’s most luxurious airliner—the legendary Pan Am clipper—takes off for its final flight to neutral America.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: MS-DOS

Crash 'n' the Boys: Street Challenge

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Game Boy Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Technōs Japan; NA American Technos

Death Duel

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Punk Development

Platform: IBM PC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST.

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Admiral Software

Barbie: Game Girl

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Hi Tech Expressions


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