May 1992 calendar

May 1992

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1992?


  • 01 May 1992 LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots due to Rodney King
  • 02 May 1992 High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club opens at H Hayes NYC 14 performances
  • 03 May 1992 Beverly Hills 90210 Gabrielle Carteris marries Charles Isaacs
  • 05 May 1992 Country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection
  • 06 May 1992 New York Mets' Anthony Young begins losing streak of at least 26 games.
  • 07 May 1992 Constitutional amendment barring mid-term congressional raises passes
  • 09 May 1992 Final episode of Golden Girls airs on NBC-TV
  • 10 May 1992 Hamlet closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 12 May 1992 Joe Burke, president (Kansas City Royals), dies at age 68.
  • 13 May 1992 Final episode of Night Court airs on NBC-TV
  • 14 May 1992 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Cindy Coburn-Carroll.
  • 15 May 1992 Part of Cruger Avenue in Bronx renamed Regis Philbin Avenue.
  • 16 May 1992 Smells Like Nirvana, by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35
  • 17 May 1992 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King.
  • 18 May 1992 US Supreme Court rules states could not force mentally unstable criminal defendants to take anti-psychotic drugs.
  • 19 May 1992 27th Amendment ratified, prohibits Congress from raising its salary
  • 20 May 1992 Rap singer raps 597 syllables in under 60 seconds
  • 21 May 1992 New Jersey senate overrides Governor Florio's veto and lowers sales tax to 6 percent.
  • 22 May 1992 California Angels, are involved in a bus crash, in New Jersey
  • 23 May 1992 New York Yankees play in their fourth straight extra inning game.
  • 24 May 1992 Pat Bradley wins J C Penney / LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament
  • 25 May 1992 Jay Leno becomes the new host of NBC's The Tonight Show, following the retirement of Johnny Carson.
  • 26 May 1992 Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour
  • 28 May 1992 65th National Spelling Bee: Amanda Goad wins spelling "lyceum".
  • 29 May 1992 New York Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at three games.
  • 30 May 1992 Minn Twin Bert Blyleven is 2nd to win as teenager and 40 year old
  • 31 May 1992 46th Tony Awards: Dancing at Lughnasa and Crazy For You win.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Mansoor Khan

Starring: Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi

The Dark Side of the Heart

The Dark Side of the Heart

Release year: 1992

Directed by: Eliseo Subiela

Starring: Darío Grandinetti, Sandra Ballesteros, Nacha Guevara, André Mélançon

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Release year: 1992

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in May 1992?
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Double Cross by Sam Giancana and Chuck Giancana

Double Cross


In the no-holds-barred tradition of The Valachi Papers and Wiseguy, this insider expose of mob boss Sam Giancana, written by his brother Chuck and his godson Sam, blows the lid off

Barcelona by Robert Hughes



Barcelona is Robert Hughes's monumentally informed and irresistibly opinionated guide to the most un-Spanish city in Spain. Hughes scrolls through Barcelona's often violent history; tells the stories of its kings, poets,

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!


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 …

A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

A Thousand Acres


A successful Iowa farmer decides to divide his farm between his three daughters. When the youngest objects, she is cut out of his will.

Reinventing Government by David Osborne and Ted Gaebler

Reinventing Government


"A landmark in the debate on the future of public policy."—The Washington Post.