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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). 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 Gerald'S Game by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra Force or Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure.
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 ?

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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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

Mann & Machine

Written by: Robert De Laurentiis, Dick Wolf

Starring: David Andrews, Yancy Butler, S. Epatha Merkerson

Country: United States

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

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 ?

Single White Female

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber

Country: United States

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Unforgiven

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 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
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Feliks Arons: Dutch director / actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Scarlett

By: Alexandra Ripley

The timeless tale continues... The most popular and beloved American historical novel ever written, Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind is unparalleled in its portrayal of men and women at once larger than life but as real as ourselves.

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No Greater Love

By: Danielle Steel

It was the maiden voyage of the Titanic, the greatest ship ever built, and in one fatal, unforgettable night, the sea shattered the lives and future of an extraordinary family, the Winfields.

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Needful Things

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a mysterious store than can sell you whatever you desire—but not without exacting a terrible price in return.“There

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Under Fire

By: Oliver L. North with William Novak

Novel

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3Kingdoms

Genre: Cross-genre, MUD

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Contra Force

Contra Force

Platform: NES

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Battle Soccer: Field no Hasha

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Sports (soccer)

Publisher: Banpresto

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Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure

Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Side scroller

Death Duel

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Punk Development

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