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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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.

But much more happened on December 1992: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1992?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1992 Amy Fisher sentenced 5-15 yrs for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco
  • 02 Dec 1992 WQEW-AM radio replaces WQXR on 1560 in New York City
  • 03 Dec 1992 UN Security Council Resolution 794 is unanimously passed, approving a coalition of United Nations peacekeepers led by the United States to form UNITAF, with the task of establishing peace and ensuring that humanitarian aid is distributed in Somalia.
  • 04 Dec 1992 Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa.
  • 05 Dec 1992 Kent Conrad of North Dakota resigns his seat in the United States Senate and is sworn into the other seat from North Dakota, becoming the only U.S. Senator ever to have held two seats on the same day.
  • 06 Dec 1992 Dottie Mochrie / Dan Forsmann wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • 07 Dec 1992 Galileo spacecraft passes North Pole of Moon (Peary Crater).
  • 08 Dec 1992 NBC announces that Cheers will go off the air in May, 1993
  • 09 Dec 1992 3rd Billboard Music Awards
  • 10 Dec 1992 My Favorite Year opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • 11 Dec 1992 WNEW AM radio on 1130 in NYC ends transmitting after 58 years
  • 12 Dec 1992 6.8-7.5 earthquake strikes Flores Island (tsunami kills 3,000)
  • 13 Dec 1992 Show Off closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 14 Dec 1992 Lennox Lewis given WBC title, when Riddick Bowe refuses to fight him.
  • 15 Dec 1992 Arthur Ashe is named Sports Illustrated Sportman of Year
  • 17 Dec 1992 Christmas Carol opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • 18 Dec 1992 FCC vote 4-1 to allow Infinity to purchase Cook Inlet stations
  • 19 Dec 1992 State President of South Africa F. W. de Klerk dismisses or suspends 23 military officers, including six generals, sho were suspected of unauthorized activities designed to disrupt negotiations with the African National Congress.
  • 20 Dec 1992 Northwest and KLM introduce a new joint logo "Worldwide Reliability".
  • 21 Dec 1992 Dutch DC-10 in fire at landing on Faro Portugal, 56 die
  • 22 Dec 1992 Libyan MIG-23UB attacks Boeing 727 at Souk al-Sabt, 158 die.
  • 24 Dec 1992 US President Bush pardons Caspar Weinberger of role in Iran-contra affair.
  • 26 Dec 1992 New York Jets' announcer Marty Glickman retires at age 75.
  • 27 Dec 1992 3 From Brooklyn closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 28 Dec 1992 Mort Greene, US songwriter ("My Grandfather's Clock"), dies at age 80.
  • 29 Dec 1992 Governor Cuomo grants Jean Harris ("Scarsdale Diet" Murderess) clemency.
  • 30 Dec 1992 Ling-Ling, panda given to the USA by China (Born 1969)
  • 31 Dec 1992 WCBS TV news anchor Carol Martin weds Joe Terry

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Movies

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Roja

Roja

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Arvind Swamy, Madhoo, Pankaj Kapur, Nassar

Farewell My Concubine

Farewell My Concubine

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Kaige Chen

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Fengyi Zhang, Li Gong, Qi Lü

Scent of a Woman

Scent of a Woman

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Al Pacino, Chris O'Donnell, James Rebhorn, Gabrielle Anwar

Country: United States of America

Chaplin

Chaplin

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw

Country: United States of America

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Arizona Dream

Arizona Dream

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1992?
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Red Square by Martin Cruz Smith

Red Square

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Back from exile in the hellish reaches of the Soviet Union, homicide investigator Arkady Renko discovers that his country, his Moscow, even his job, are nearly dead.

Dave Barry Does Japan by Dave Barry

Dave Barry Does Japan

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"One of the funniest peole ever to tap tap on a PC."PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERNot since George Bush's memorable dinner with the Japanese prime minister has the Land of the Rising Sun seen

The Silent Passage by Gail Sheehy

The Silent Passage

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Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller has become the bible for women concerned about menopause. Since The Silent Passage was originally published in the early 1990s, Gail Sheehy, a member of the board

Hang Time by Bob Greene

Hang Time

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A portrait of Michael Jordan offers anecdotes that help explain why Jordan has become the preeminent American hero, discusses his personal and professional life, and offers sketches of Magic

The Tale Of The Body Thief by Anne Rice

The Tale Of The Body Thief

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In a gripping feat of storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now-classic Interview with the Vampire.