Thursday December 31, 1992, NewYear’s Eve

US date format: 12/31/1992, UK date format: 31/12/1992

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 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 Jessica Keller and Jordan Banjo. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Head Over Heels, directed by Mark S Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992 while Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Celia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barcode World or Black Bass: Lure Fishing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

Events

  • WCBS TV news anchor Carol Martin weds Joe Terry
  • Czechoslovakia is peacefully dissolved in what is dubbed by media as the Velvet Divorce, resulting in the creation of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • President Bush arrives in Somalia to spend New Year's Day with U.S. troops who were part of the Unified Task Force.
  • First confirmed detection of extrasolar planets with the discovery of several terrestrial-mass planets orbiting the pulsar PSR B1257+12 by Aleksander Wolszczan and Dale Frail.
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Movies

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Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

Directed by: Mark S Waters

Arizona Dream

Arizona Dream

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway, Lili Taylor

Trouble Bound

Trouble Bound

Directed by: Jeffrey Reiner

Starring: Michael Madsen, Patricia Arquette, Sal Jenco, Darren Epton

Leprechaun

Leprechaun

Directed by: Mark Jones

Starring: Warwick Davis, Jennifer Aniston, Ken Olandt, Mark Holton

Une journée chez ma mère

Une journée chez ma mère

Directed by: Dominique Cheminal

Starring: Charlotte de Turckheim, Hélène Vincent, Claire Nadeau, Lorella Cravotta

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TV Series

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Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Gone to Seed

Gone to Seed

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

ZZZap!

ZZZap!

The Return of the Psammead

The Return of the Psammead

Days to next December 31

If December 31, 1992 is your birthday you're 27 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock

Griffin & Sabine

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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.

Driving Force by Dick Francis

Driving Force

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New York Times bestselling grand master of crime fiction Jockey Freddie Croft discovers a high-stakes conspiracy that exposes the seedy underside of horse-racing-and faces deadlier odds of survival than

Truman by David McCullough

Truman

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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

Genius by James Gleick

Genius

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From the author of the national bestseller Chaos comes an outstanding biography of one of the most dazzling and flamboyant scientists of the 20th century that "not only paints a highly

Every Living Thing by James Herriot

Every Living Thing

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This fifth and final installment in James Herriot's heartwarming collection brings back familiar friends (including old favorites such as Tricki Woo) and introduces new ones, including Herriot's children Rosie and Jimmy

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Barcode World

Barcode World

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Sunsoft

Dig & Spike Volleyball

Dig & Spike Volleyball

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional volleyball simulation

Black Bass: Lure Fishing

Black Bass: Lure Fishing

Platform: Game Boy Game Boy Color

Genre: Fishing[1]

Publisher: Hot B

Bazooka Blitzkrieg

Bazooka Blitzkrieg

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Rail-Shooter

Publisher: Bandai

David Crane's Amazing Tennis

David Crane's Amazing Tennis

Platform: Arcade, Genesis, Super NES

Genre: Traditional sports simulation

Publisher: Absolute Entertainment


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