Thursday August 27, 1992

US date format: 8/27/1992, UK date format: 27/8/1992

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 1992). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Blake Jenner and Ayame Goriki. 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. Glengarry Glen Ross, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Backlash by Susan Faludi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching California Dreams. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cytron or Defenders of Oasis.
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Glengarry Glen Ross

Directed by: James Foley

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

Country: United States of America

The Addams Family

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

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

Country: United States of America

Candyman

Directed by: Bernard Rose

Starring: Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons

Country: United States of America

Wind

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

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

Guncrazy

Directed by: Tamra Davis

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 27, 1992?


    Holidays

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo

    Events

  • CFL revokes BC Lions franchise
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 1992?


TV Series

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

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

Birdland

Directed by: Peter Lynch

Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

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?

Backlash

By: Susan Faludi

Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women’s Rights“Opting-out,” “security moms,” “desperate housewives,” “the new baby fever”—the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the

Eye Of The Storm

By: Jack Higgins

Elusive master terrorist Sean Dillon reemerges during the Gulf War when Saddam Hussein hires him to assassinate Margaret Thatcher, and only Martin Brosnan can stop him.

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

The Volcano Lover

By: Susan Sontag

Set in 18th century Naples, based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his celebrated wife Emma, and Lord Nelson, and peopled with many of the great figures of the day,

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Defenders of Oasis

Platform: Game Gear

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sega

1999: Hore, Mita koto ka! Seikimatsu

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Turn-based strategy board game

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Cytron

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action / Adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge

Platform: Super NES Mega Drive/Genesis Game Gear Game Boy

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment LJN (Super NES, Game Boy) Flying Edge (Genesis, Game Gear)


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