Saturday August 22, 1992

US date format: 8/22/1992, UK date format: 22/8/1992

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 22, 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 Keith Powers and Erin Unger. 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 Air Zonk or Double Clutch.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1992, at August 22 across the years or at August 1992 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels

Events

  • Matthews and Warne spin Australia to a famous win vs. Sri Lanka
  • FBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, 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 22, 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

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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 22

If August 22, 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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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

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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.

Gerald'S Game by Stephen King

Gerald'S Game

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A different kind of bedtime story from Stephen King, as a game of seduction between a husband and wife ends in death.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Adventures of Maddog Williams in the Dungeons of Duridian

The Adventures of Maddog Williams in the Dungeons of Duridian

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Game Crafters

Air Zonk

Air Zonk

Platform: TurboGrafx 16, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

BlaZeon: The Bio-Cyborg Challenge

BlaZeon: The Bio-Cyborg Challenge

Platform: Arcade Super NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Atlus

Double Clutch

Double Clutch

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Don Doko Don 2

Don Doko Don 2

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Action, Platform, Comical action game

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 22, 1992?

On August 22, 1992 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 22, 1992?

On August 22, 1992 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 22, 1992?

On August 22, 1992 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 22, 1992?

On August 22, 1992 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 22, 1992?

On August 22, 1992 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 22, 1992?

On August 22, 1992 several famous people were born including, Keith Powers, Ari Stidham, Erin Unger.

What was the number one song in August 22, 1992?

The number one song in the week of August 22, 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 22, 1992?

The top hits on August 22, 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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