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Friday 17 July 1992

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Billie Lourd and Taavi Rand. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Universal Soldier, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Late Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Duel or Evander Holyfield's "Real Deal" True Boxing.
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 ?

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

Mann & Machine

Written by: Robert De Laurentiis, Dick Wolf

Starring: David Andrews, Yancy Butler, S. Epatha Merkerson

Country: United States

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Powers That Be

Written by: David Crane, Marta Kauffman

Starring: John Forsythe, Holland Taylor, Eve Gordon, Peter MacNicol

Country: United States

Movies

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

Universal Soldier

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker

Country: United States

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A League of Their Own

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty

Country: United States

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Batman Returns

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Barefoot Gen

Directed by: Mamoru Shinzaki

Starring: Issei Miyazaki, Masaki Kda, Seiko Nakano

Country: United States

Patriot Games

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Billie Lourd: American noted family, the daughter of Carrie Fisher and her beau, Bryan Lourd.
  • Taavi Rand: Estonian ice dancer.
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Facts:
  • Slovak parliament asks for self rule
  • The Splash Mountain attraction opens in Frontierland in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.
  • The Slovak National Council declares Slovakia an independent country, signaling the breakup of Czechoslovakia.
  • A car bomb placed by mafia with collaboration of Italian intelligence kills judge Paolo Borsellino and five members of his escort.
  • The Cabinet of Israel approves a freeze on new settlements in the occupied territories, a move expected to reinvigorate the Middle East Peace Process.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.127
  • Time: A gorilla in the Ndoki park in Congo
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9337

Books

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

Scarlett

By: Alexandra Ripley

THE PHENOMENAL #1 BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO MARGARET MITCHELL'S GONE WITH THE WIND"Alexandra Ripley is true to Scarlett's spirit and to Rhett's. Her sense of Mitchell's style is right on target."

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Super Star Wars

Platform: Super NES, Wii (Virtual Console), PlayStation 4,[3] PlayStation Vita

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: JVC/Nintendo (US Version 1.1) LucasArts (Virtual Console) Disney Interactive Studios (PS4/PS Vita)

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Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge

Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge

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

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment LJN (Super NES, Game Boy) Flying Edge (Genesis, Game Gear)

Aero Fighters

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: JP Tecmo (arcade); JP Video System (SNES); EU Phoenix (PlayStation); JP Hamster Corporation (PS2); NA Mc O'River (Arcade, SNES)

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Death Duel

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Punk Development

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Evander Holyfield's "Real Deal" True Boxing

Evander Holyfield's "Real Deal" True Boxing

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear

Genre: Traditional boxing simulation

Publisher: Sega


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