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Saturday 17 October 1992

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Haefeli Twins and Jacob Artist. In that special week of October people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. 1492: Conquest of Paradise, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while The Legacy by R. A. Salvatore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ariel the Little Mermaid or Armored Police Metal Jack.
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 ?

Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files

Written by: Yoshihiro Togashi

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey, Christopher Sabat

Country: Japan

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Dai si doi

Starring: Adam Cheng

Country: Hong Kong

American Justice

Starring: Bill Kurtis

Country: United States

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Foreign Affairs

Starring: Anne E. Curry, Michèle Duquet, Rene Frank, Hugo Halbrich

Country: Netherlands

Packing Them In

Starring: Frank Skinner, Jenny Eclair, Roger Mann, Kevin Eldon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

1492: Conquest of Paradise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Grard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Under Siege

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Steven Seagal, Gary Busey, Tommy Lee Jones

Country: United States

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A River Runs Through It

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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Of Mice and Men

Directed by: Gary Sinise

Starring: John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston

Country: United States

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Romper Stomper

Directed by: Geoffrey Wright

Starring: Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ton Hasebos: Cameraman / TV director (Gnome Hasebos).
  • Orestis Laskos: Greek film director, screenwriter and actor (Born 1908).
Facts:
  • 1st World Series with non-US team, Toronto loses 3-1 to Braves
  • Yoshihiro Hattori, a 16-year-old Japanese exchange student, mistakes the address of a party and is shot dead after knocking on the wrong door in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The shooter, Rodney Peairs, is later acquitted, sparking outrage in Japan.

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Books

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

The Legacy

By: R. A. Salvatore

A new mass market edition of the New York Times best-selling sword and sorcery classic, The Legacy is Drizzt at his scimitar-wielding best!Having found a measure of peace among the dwarves

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The Secret History

By: Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her most recent novel, The Goldfinch, established herself as a major talent with The Secret History, which has become a contemporary classic.Under

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Waiting To Exhale

By: Terry McMillan

The classic novel of triumph, revenge, and friendship-now in a premium edition From the critically-acclaimed author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back comes this wise, down-to-earth story of

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The Shadow Rising

By: Robert Jordan

The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out. The Shadow is rising to cover humankind.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Zonk

Platform: TurboGrafx 16, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Ariel the Little Mermaid

Platform: Sega Genesis, Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: WW Sega; BR Tec Toy (MS)

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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)

Apidya

Apidya

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Play Byte Team17

Armored Police Metal Jack

Armored Police Metal Jack

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: War simulation

Publisher: Takara Co., Ltd.


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