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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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Metropolis

Metropolis

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Country: United States of America

Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

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

Country: United States of America

Amar Prem

Amar Prem

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Bindu

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Freaks

Freaks

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1992?
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Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle

Toujours Provence

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NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

Backlash by Susan Faludi

Backlash

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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

Parliament Of Whores by P. J. O'Rourke

Parliament Of Whores

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Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

Plausible Denial by Mark Lane

Plausible Denial

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The assassination of President Kennedy in 1963 continues to be shrouded in mystery and controversy. Now, for the first time in almost thirty years, explosive new evidence reveals much about the

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 …