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Sunday 17 May 1992

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Jump by Kris Kross. In UK Please Don't Go by KWS was in the top 5 hits. Alien³, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Jewels by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Wakefield's Crusade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Color Lines or Order of the Griffon.
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 ?

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 months ?

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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Lethal Weapon 3

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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FernGully: The Last Rainforest

Directed by: Bill Kroyer

Starring: Samantha Mathis, Christian Slater, Robin Williams

Country: United States

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Newsies

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Facts:
  • Expos Gary Carter is 3rd to catch 2,000 games (joins Boone & Fisk)
  • 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King.
  • Three days of popular protests against the government of Prime Minister of Thailand Suchinda Kraprayoon begin in Bangkok, leading to a military crackdown that results in 52 officially confirmed deaths, many disappearances, hundreds of injuries, and over 3,500 arrests.
  • Protests begin in Bangkok, Thailand, against the government of General Suchinda Kraprayoon, sparking a bloody crackdown.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.118
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Los Angeles Riots -- May 11, 1992
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9328

Books

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

Jewels

By: Danielle Steel

On Sarah Whitfield's seventy-fifth birthday, memories take her back to New York in the 1930s. To a marriage that ends after a year, leaving Sarah shattered.

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Playing In The Dark

By: Toni Morrison

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Beloved and Jazz now gives us a learned, stylish, and immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that promises to change the way we read American literature

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The Disuniting Of America

By: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr

What does it mean to be an American? Is the republic a unified whole or a collection of disparate ethnic groups?

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Head To Head

By: Lester Thurow

A leading economic theorist analyzes the United States's place in the changing world economy in light of the emergence of an economically united Europe.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aces of the Pacific

Platform: DOS, Amiga,[1] Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Color Lines

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Gamos

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Crystal Mines II

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Educational/Puzzle

Publisher: Atari

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Order of the Griffon

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Tactical Role-playing Game

Publisher: Turbo Technologies Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Double Clutch

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

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