Saturday October 24, 1992

US date format: 10/24/1992, UK date format: 24/10/1992

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ding Liren and Pori Moni. In that special week of October people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. Jennifer 8, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Young Men & Fire by Norman Maclean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood Babylon. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bible Builder or Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball.
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Jennifer 8

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Andy Garcia, Uma Thurman, Lance Henriksen, Graham Beckel

Passenger 57

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore, Alex Datcher

Country: United States of America

Talons of the Eagle

Directed by: Michael Kennedy

Starring: Jalal Merhi, Billy Blanks, James Hong, Priscilla Barnes

Rich in Love

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Albert Finney, Jill Clayburgh, Kathryn Erbe, Kyle MacLachlan

The Turn of the Screw

Directed by: Rusty Lemorande

Starring: Patsy Kensit, Stéphane Audran, Julian Sands, Marianne Faithfull

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 24, 1992?


    Holidays

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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    Events

  • Toronto Blue Jays beat Atl Braves, 4 games to 2, in 88th World Series

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Hollywood Babylon

Directed by: Van Guylder

Renegade

Directed by: Jan Kounen

California Dreams

Directed by: Mike Ott

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

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Young Men & Fire

By: Norman Maclean

On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana

Griffin & Sabine

By: Nick Bantock

Imbued with all the magic and mystery of the Griffin & Sabine trilogy, this handsomely designed address book incorporates Nick bantock's exquisite artwork and writing and will reawaken in all of us the excitement and wonder of meaningful correspondence.

The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

The Silken Web

By: Sandra Brown

Kathleen, Eric and Seth all get caught up in a web of lies so fragile that one fateful encounter could tear it apart - and force Kathleen to make a choice

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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bible Builder

Platform: DOS

Genre: Educational/Christian

Publisher: Everbright Software

Diamonds

Platform: Macintosh

Genre: Arcade Game, Puzzle Game

Publisher: Varcon Systems, Inc.

Car and Driver

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball

Platform: Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape

Bargon Attack

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Coktel Vision


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