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Thursday 20 August 1992

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matej Delac and Demi Lovato. 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 A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Bucks or Bill's Tomato Game.
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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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

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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Death Becomes Her

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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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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 20 August 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs. Pakistan, then world ODI record
  • Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler
  • The Republican National Convention in Houston, Texas renominates U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Vice President Dan Quayle. Pat Buchanan, one of Bush's opponents in the primaries, delivers a controversial convention speech, in which he refers to a "religious war" in the country.

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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 ?

A Brilliant Madness

By: Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman

In her revealing bestseller Call Me Anna, Patty Duke shared her long-kept secret: the talented, Oscar-winning actress who won our hearts on The Patty Duke Show was suffering from a serious-but-treatable-mental

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Colony

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

An unforgettable story of love, acceptance, and tradition. When Maude Chambliss first arrives at Retreat, the seasonal home of her husband's aristocratic family, she is a nineteen-year-old bride fresh from

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Eye Of The Storm

By: Jack Higgins

Elusive master terrorist Sean Dillon reemerges during the Gulf War when Saddam Hussein hires him to assassinate Margaret Thatcher, and only Martin Brosnan can stop him.

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The Last Tsar

By: Edvard Radzinsky

Russian playwright and historian Radzinsky mines sources never before available to create a fascinating portrait of the monarch, and a minute-by-minute account of his terrifying last days. Updated

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Bucks

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Amazon: Guardians of Eden

Platform: PC MS-DOS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Access Software

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Bill's Tomato Game

Bill's Tomato Game

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Mega Drive (unpublished)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Psygnosis

Defenders of Oasis

Defenders of Oasis

Platform: Game Gear

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sega

EPIC

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Space combat sim

Publisher: Ocean Software

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