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Friday 17 January 1992

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Archer's Goon. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AV-8B Harrier Assault or Cyber Spin.
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 30 days ?

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

Adventures in Wonderland

Starring: Robert Barry Fleming, Elisabeth Harnois, John Hoffman, Richard Kuhlman

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Naked Lunch

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dorothy Alison: Actress (Maggie, 3rd Key, Long Arm).
  • Charlie Ventura: jazz sax (Bop for the people), dies of cancer at age 75.
  • Frank Pullen: English businessman and racehorse owner (Born 1915).
  • Bill Walker: Actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95.
Facts:
  • Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)
  • During a visit to South Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa apologizes for forcing Korean women into sexual slavery during World War II.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.101
  • Time: The Recession: How Bad Is It? Photomontage: Photograph for TIME by James Porto combined with a Depre
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9311

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 ?

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

Platform: Game Boy, NES, Super NES, Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform

Publisher: THQ Absolute Entertainment (Genesis)

AV-8B Harrier Assault

AV-8B Harrier Assault

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Combat flight simulator, real-time strategy

Publisher: Domark

Barbie: Game Girl

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Hi Tech Expressions

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Cyber Spin

Cyber Spin

Platform: Super Famicom/Super NES

Genre: Futuristic racing

Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes II

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Mega Drive, Super Famicom, PC Engine, MS-DOS, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Falcom

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