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Wednesday 19 August 1992

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. 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. Single White Female, directed by Barbet Schroeder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exvania or Kirby.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Single White Female

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber

Country: United States

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Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Directed by: Fran Rubel Kuzui

Starring: Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Reubens

Country: United States

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Death Becomes Her

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

Country: United States

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Universal Soldier

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Larry Sanders Show

Written by: Dennis Klein, Garry Shandling

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

Country: United States

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The Late Show

Starring: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Jane Kennedy, Tony Martin

Country: Australia

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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

Ude ni oboe ari

Starring: Hiroaki Murakami, Yôko Moriguchi

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1992 ?

  • 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
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Famous Deaths:
  • Feliks Arons: Dutch director / actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48.

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

  • Time: Muslim prisoners in Serbian detention camp. Photograph from ITN/Rex.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9342
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.131


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

Women Who Run With The Wolves

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

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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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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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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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action / Adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Exhaust Heat F1 ROC: Race of Champions

Platform: SNES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP / NA Seta; EU Ocean Software



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Namco

Barbie: Game Girl

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Hi Tech Expressions

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Platform: Game Boy, NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Nintendo

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