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Monday 24 August 1992

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Brown and Josh Chomik. 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 Addams Family, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching California Dreams. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doomsday Warrior Taiketsu! Brass Numbers or Battle Soccer: Field no Hasha.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Addams Family

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya

Country: United States

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Wind

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Matthew Modine, Jennifer Grey, Cliff Robertson, Jack Thompson

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Guncrazy

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Drew Barrymore, James Le Gros, Robert Greenberg, Rodney Harvey

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Rescue Me

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Stephen Dorff, Ami Dolenz, Peter DeLuise

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Live Wire

Directed by: Christian Duguay

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Ron Silver, Ben Cross, Lisa Eilbacher

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

California Dreams

Directed by: Mike Ott

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The Little Mermaid

Directed by: Walt Disney Pictures

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Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

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Birdland

Directed by: Peter Lynch

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Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1992 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • 1st structural steel beams are erected at Gateway (Jacobs Field)
  • Cleveland Browns suffer their worst preseason loss, 56-3, to Vikings
  • Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida as a Category 5 Hurricane.
  • Screw magazine superimposed a gunsight over a picture of Larry Flint
  • (to August 28) Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida and dissipates over the Tennessee valley when it merges with a storm system; 23 are killed.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1992 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") - Boyz II Men
  2. Give U My Heart (From "Boomerang") - Babyface (Featuring Toni Braxton)
  3. Michael Jackson - Jam
  4. Money Can't Buy You Love (From "Mo' Money") - Ralph Tresvant
  5. I Could Use A Little Love (Right Now) - Freddie Jackson
  6. Lorenzo - Real Love
  7. TLC - Baby-Baby-Baby
  8. Bobby Brown - Humpin' Around
  9. Kris Kross - Warm It Up
  10. Slow Dance (Hey Mr. DJ) - R. Kelly & Public Announcement
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Evidencias - Ana Gabriel
  2. El Centro De Mi Corazon - Chayanne
  3. Jon Secada - Otro Dia Mas Sin Verte
  4. Un Hombre Secreto - Myriam Hernandez
  5. Tampoco Fuiste Tu - Daniela Romo
  6. Mucho Corazon - Luis Miguel
  7. Pero Te Vas A Arrepentir - Los Yonic's
  8. Tu Amor Es Una Rueda - Angela Carrasco
  9. No Podras - Cristian
  10. Emmanuel - Ese Soy Yo

Books

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

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

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The Bridges of Madison County

By: Robert James Waller

The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of ...

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Sweet Liar

By: Jude Deveraux

It was her father's dying wish that Samantha Elliot search for her grandmother, who'd disappeared from Louisville when she was a baby.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Expert Common Knowledge

Expert Common Knowledge

Platform: DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Expert Software, Inc.

Doomsday Warrior Taiketsu! Brass Numbers

Doomsday Warrior Taiketsu! Brass Numbers

Platform: Super NES/Famicom

Genre: 2D action/fighting

Publisher: JP Laser Soft; NA Renovation Products

Arabian Fight

Arabian Fight

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

Battle Soccer: Field no Hasha

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Sports (soccer)

Publisher: Banpresto

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Color Lines

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Gamos

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

My Cousin Vinny

Format: VHS release

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Shadows and Fog

Format: VHS release

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Encino Man

Format: VHS release

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Alien 3

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Godzilla vs. Biollante

Format: VHS release

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