Wednesday August 19, 1992

US date format: 8/19/1992, UK date format: 19/8/1992

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vektroid and Estelle Mossely. In that special week of August people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! was in the top 5 hits. The Crying Game, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Island 3 or B.A.T. II – The Koshan Conspiracy.
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The Crying Game

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

Country: United States of America

Live Wire

Directed by: Christian Duguay

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Ron Silver, Ben Cross, Lisa Eilbacher

Traces of Red

Directed by: Andy Wolk

Starring: Jim Belushi, Lorraine Bracco, Tony Goldwyn, William Russ

Kickboxer 3: The Art of War

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Sasha Mitchell, Dennis Chan, Richard Comar, Noah Verduzco

The Last of the Mohicans

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 19, 1992?


    Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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    Famous Deaths

  • Feliks Arons: Dutch director / actor (A Bridge Too...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1992?


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Larry Sanders Show

Written by: Dennis Klein, Garry Shandling

Starring: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Country: United States of America

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Birdland

Directed by: Peter Lynch

Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

All The Pretty Horses

By: Cormac McCarthy

Now a major motion picture from Columbia Pictures starring Matt Damon, produced by Mike Nichols, and directed by Billy Bob Thornton.The

Who Will Tell The People

By: William Greider

Greider's Secrets of the Temple showed the power of the Federal Reserve as it ran the country throughout the 1980s. Now he describes the reality of how Washington really decides most

Sahara

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler’s breathtaking thriller is now available in a premium edition in an exciting new package. Egypt, 1996. Searching for a treasure on the Nile, Dirk Pitt thwarts the attempted

Truman

By: David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Addams Family (Game Boy)

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platform, Side-scrolling

Publisher: Ocean Software

Alisia Dragoon

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: JP Game Arts

Adventure Island 3

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy

Genre: Platform, side-scroller

Publisher: Hudson Soft

B.A.T. II – The Koshan Conspiracy

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure game, shoot 'em up, strategy game

Publisher: Ubi Soft

Platform: DOS, PC-98, FM Towns, 3DO, Mac OS, RISC OS, iOS

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment, SA


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