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Wednesday 17 June 1992

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Allsop . In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be There (Live-Unplugged) by Mariah Carey. In UK Abba-esque (EP) by Erasure was in the top 5 hits. Batman Returns, directed by Tim Burton, 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 Jack's Place. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AV-8B Harrier Assault or Space Crusade.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Big One

Starring: Michael McShane, Sandi Toksvig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mulberry

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Dinosaurs!

Starring: Barbara Feldon

Country: United States

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Further Tales of the Riverbank

Written by: Dave Ellison, Paul Sutherland

Starring: Johnny Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Batman Returns

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Patriot Games

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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Sister Act

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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Alien³

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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Far and Away

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • Conn Gov Lowell Weicker and WFAN DJ Don Imus change places for 1 day
  • Philadelphia 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns
  • Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South Africa, kills 42
  • A 'joint understanding' agreement on arms reduction is signed by U.S. President George H. W. Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin (this would be later codified in START II).
  • Two German relief workers held since 1989, Thomas Kemptner and Heinrich Struebig, are released. They were the last Western hostages in Lebanon

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sam Walton -- June 15, 1992
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9333
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.122

Books

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

The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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Acquired Tastes

By: Peter Mayle

The author of A Year in Provence takes readers on an around-the-world journey, showing them where to find the best of everything, including caviar, custom-made shoes, and more.

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Revolution From Within

By: Gloria Steinem

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.

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

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 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AV-8B Harrier Assault

AV-8B Harrier Assault

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Combat flight simulator, real-time strategy

Publisher: Domark

Clyde's Adventure

Clyde's Adventure

Platform: PC

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Moonlite Software

Best of the Best: Championship Karate

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, DOS, NES, SNES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Electro Brain

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Exvania

Exvania

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Namco

Space Crusade

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

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

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