Wednesday August 26, 1992

US date format: 8/26/1992, UK date format: 26/8/1992

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 Hayley Amber Hasselhoff and Hayley Hasselhoff. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Glengarry Glen Ross, directed by James Foley, 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 California Dreams. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Order of the Griffon or Exhaust Heat F1 ROC: Race of Champions.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday

Events

  • Anna Karenina opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • In Brno Vaclav Klaus and Vladimir Meciar sign an agreement to divide Czechoslovakia.

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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

Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin

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

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Music charts

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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - End Of The Road (From "Boomerang")
  2. - Give U My Heart (From "Boomerang")
  3. - Jam
  4. - Money Can't Buy You Love (From "Mo' Money")
  5. - I Could Use A Little Love (Right Now)

Top #5 Latin songs

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

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

California Dreams

California Dreams

Directed by: Mike Ott

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Boomerang

Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Days to next August 26

If August 26, 1992 is your birthday you're 28 years, 2 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 2 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 …

Waiting To Exhale by Terry McMillan

Waiting To Exhale

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The classic novel of triumph, revenge, and friendship-now in a premium edition From the critically-acclaimed author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back comes this wise, down-to-earth story of

Jewels by Danielle Steel

Jewels

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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.

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Women Who Run With The Wolves

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UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

Head To Head by Lester Thurow

Head To Head

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A leading economic theorist analyzes the United States's place in the changing world economy in light of the emergence of an economically united Europe.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Die Bahnwelt

Die Bahnwelt

Platform: Sharp X68000

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Glodia

Order of the Griffon

Order of the Griffon

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Tactical Role-playing Game

Publisher: Turbo Technologies Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Clue

Clue

Platform: Sega Genesis •SNES

Genre: Strategy Board game

Publisher: Parker Brothers

Dungeons & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun

Dungeons & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sega of America Inc.

Exhaust Heat F1 ROC: Race of Champions

Exhaust Heat F1 ROC: Race of Champions

Platform: SNES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP / NA Seta; EU Ocean Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 26, 1992?

On August 26, 1992 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is August 26, 1992?

On August 26, 1992 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 26, 1992?

On August 26, 1992 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 26, 1992?

On August 26, 1992 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 26, 1992?

On August 26, 1992 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 26, 1992?

On August 26, 1992 several famous people were born including, Hayley Amber Hasselhoff, Hayley Hasselhoff, Jesse Delgado.

Which famous people died on August 26, 1992?

Famous people died on August 26, 1992 include, Bob de Moor, Bob the Moor, Arthur Leigh Allen.

What was the number one song in August 26, 1992?

The number one song in the week of August 26, 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 26, 1992?

The top hits on August 26, 1992 were End Of The Road by Boyz II Men, Baby-Baby-Baby by TLC, November Rain by Guns N' Roses 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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