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 birth chart on August 21, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include RJ Mitte and Kayla Lashae. 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 Big Nose Freaks Out or The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 21, 1992?


    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.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 21, 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

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

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?

Dead Connection

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

American Tag-Team Wrestling

Platform: Amiga Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Zeppelin Games

The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse

Platform: SNES Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Capcom[1] Nintendo Disney Interactive

Agony

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Psygnosis

Big Nose Freaks Out

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Camerica


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