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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 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 January 1992: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1992?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1992 Bush is 1st US President to address Australian Parliament
  • 02 Jan 1992 Test debut of Shane Warne, versus India at Sydney.
  • 03 Jan 1992 32 Cubans defect to the US via helicopter.
  • 05 Jan 1992 6 Degrees of Separation closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 496 performances
  • 06 Jan 1992 Shane Warne takes 1-150 in his first Test innings.
  • 07 Jan 1992 AT&T releases video-telephone ($1499).
  • 08 Jan 1992 US President George H. W. Bush is televised falling violently ill at a state dinner in Japan, vomiting into the lap of Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa and fainting.
  • 09 Jan 1992 At the Winter Consumer Electronics Show, Apple Computer chairman John Sculley coins the term Personal Digital Assistant, referring to handheld computers that typically operate via a stylus on a LCD display. Sculley announces that Apple will enter the consumer-electronics market by the end of the year.
  • 10 Jan 1992 8th Soap Opera Digest Awards
  • 11 Jan 1992 US female Figure Skating championship won by Kristi Yamaguchi.
  • 12 Jan 1992 Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished
  • 13 Jan 1992 US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane to the murders of 15 young men and boys.
  • 15 Jan 1992 Cleaning woman finds intimate photos of Sarah Ferguson with US man
  • 16 Jan 1992 2 Shakespearean Actors opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 17 Jan 1992 Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)
  • 18 Jan 1992 49th Golden Globes
  • 19 Jan 1992 City of Angels closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 878 performances
  • 20 Jan 1992 Australia beats India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.
  • 21 Jan 1992 Faced with decreased military spending, United Technologies Corporation announces it will eliminate 13,900 jobs by 1993.
  • 22 Jan 1992 Princess Sarah Ferguson wears paper bag over her head on airline ride
  • 23 Jan 1992 Visit opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 25 Jan 1992 Dan Jansen skates world record 500m in 36.41 seconds.
  • 26 Jan 1992 Little Hotel on the Side opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 27 Jan 1992 Crazy He Calls Me opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 28 Jan 1992 Stan Hansen beats Jumbo Tsuruta to win All Japan Triple Crown.
  • 29 Jan 1992 Willie Dixon, American blues composer ("I'm a Man", "Backdoor Man"), dies at age 76 (born 1915).
  • 30 Jan 1992 Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands.
  • 31 Jan 1992 MTA raised tolls on most NYC bridges from $2.50 to $3.00

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

Country: United States of America

Surviving Desire

Surviving Desire

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Hal Hartley

Starring: Martin Donovan, Matt Malloy, Rebecca Nelson, Julie Kessler

One False Move

One False Move

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Carl Franklin

Starring: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Cynda Williams, Michael Beach

Wayne's World

Wayne's World

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere

Country: United States of America

Grand Tour: Disaster in Time

Grand Tour: Disaster in Time

Release year: 1992

Directed by: David Twohy

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Ariana Richards, Emilia Crow, Jim Haynie

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1992?
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Needful Things by Stephen King

Needful Things

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Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a mysterious store than can sell you whatever you desire—but not without exacting a terrible price in return.“There

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind

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Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely

Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum

Uh-Oh

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"Uh-oh" is more than a momentary reaction to small problems. "Uh-oh" is an attitude -- a perspective on the universe. The #1 Bestseller by the author of ALL I REALLY NEED

Remember by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Remember

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An electrifying new novel by Barbara Taylor Bradford, who demonstrates her superb storytelling gifts in this passionate tale of Nicky Wells.

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home

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America's favorite housewife takes a witty look at family vacations, describing her escapades in Istanbul, the Galapagos Islands, and other locales