Friday August 21, 1992

US date format: 8/21/1992, UK date format: 21/8/1992

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 21, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include RJ Mitte and Molly Long. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Crying Game, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Larry Sanders Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Challenge of the Five Realms: Spellbound in the World of Nhagardia or Mortal Kombat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1992, at August 21 across the years or at August 1992 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held

Events

  • (to August 22) Events at Ruby Ridge, Idaho are sparked by a Federal Marshal surveillance team, resulting in the death of Marshal Sam Weaver and his dog and the next day the wounding of Randy Weaver, the death of his wife Vicki and the wounding of Kevin Harris.
  • Ruby Ridge Standoff in Idaho

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Movies

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Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

Directed by: Michael Mann

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

Country: United States of America

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis

Dead Alive

Dead Alive

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver, Elizabeth Moody, Ian Watkin

Country: United States of America

The Crying Game

The Crying Game

Directed by: Neil Jordan

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 21, 1992?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - End Of The Road (From "Boomerang")
  2. - Baby-Baby-Baby
  3. - Warm It Up
  4. - Give U My Heart (From "Boomerang")
  5. - Jam

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Evidencias
  2. - Otro Dia Mas Sin Verte
  3. - El Centro De Mi Corazon
  4. - Mucho Corazon
  5. - Un Hombre Secreto

TV Series

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The Larry Sanders Show

The Larry Sanders Show

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Boomerang

Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Birdland

Birdland

Directed by: Peter Lynch

Days to next August 21

If August 21, 1992 is your birthday you're 28 years, 3 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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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 …

A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman

A Brilliant Madness

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Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness by Patty Duke. New York : Bantam Books, 1993,1992.

Imzadi by Peter David

Imzadi

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Imzadi: to the people of the planet Betazed, including Counselor Deanna Troi of the Starship Enterprise,™ it means "beloved" and denotes that which can never be truly broken.

Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons

Colony

By:

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

Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem

Revolution From Within

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Revealing her own long quest for self-esteem, Gloria Steinem explores what self-esteem is, how crippling a lack of it can be, and how recapturing it can transform your life.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Challenge of the Five Realms: Spellbound in the World of Nhagardia

Challenge of the Five Realms: Spellbound in the World of Nhagardia

Platform: PC DOS/MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: MicroProse

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

Genre: Fighting Game

Publisher: Midway Games Williams Entertainment Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Captain Tsubasa 3: Koutei no Chousen

Captain Tsubasa 3: Koutei no Chousen

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Tecmo

Dracula Hakushaku

Dracula Hakushaku

Platform: NEC PC-9801 Sharp X68000 FM Towns

Genre: Interactive fiction Erotic horror adventure game

Publisher: FairyTale Ides

B.A.T. II – The Koshan Conspiracy

B.A.T. II – The Koshan Conspiracy

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

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

Publisher: Ubi Soft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 21, 1992?

On August 21, 1992 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 21, 1992?

On August 21, 1992 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 21, 1992?

On August 21, 1992 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 21, 1992?

On August 21, 1992 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 21, 1992?

On August 21, 1992 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 21, 1992?

On August 21, 1992 several famous people were born including, RJ Mitte, Kayla Lashae, Molly Long.

Which famous people died on August 21, 1992?

Famous people died on August 21, 1992 include, Lucille Brown, Theo van Tijn, Dai Vernon.

What was the number one song in August 21, 1992?

The number one song in the week of August 21, 1992 was End Of The Road by Boyz II Men in US and Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! in UK.

What were the top hits on August 21, 1992?

The top hits on August 21, 1992 were End Of The Road by Boyz II Men, Baby-Baby-Baby by TLC, This Used To Be My Playground by Madonna in US and Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap!, Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail, Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cyrus in UK.


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