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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1992?


Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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City of God

City of God

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Country: United States of America

The Pianist

The Pianist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Country: United States of America

L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Directed by: Mansoor Khan

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in May 1992?
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Rising Sun by Michael Crichton

Rising Sun

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On the forty-fifth floor of the Nakamoto Tower in downtown L. A. a grand opening celebration is in full swing at the new American headquarters of the immense Japanese conglomerate.

Silent Prey by John Sandford

Silent Prey

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Make noise for a new Prey package and new author introduction! Dr. Mike Bekker, a psychotic pathologist, is back on the streets, doing what he does best?murdering

Diana In Private by Lady Colin Campbell

Diana In Private

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An English aristocrat from inside the royal family's exclusive circle reveals startling information about Princess Diana's life, discussing rumors of her eating disorder, her marriage to Prince Charles,

The Living by Annie Dillard

The Living

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This New York Times bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard is a mesmerizing evocation of life in the Pacific Northwest during the last decades of the 19th century.

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

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In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.