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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1992?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1992 Cartoon Cable Network premieres
  • 02 Oct 1992 VP Itamar Franco becomes President of Brazil
  • 03 Oct 1992 Atlanta Braves win franchise record 98th game (old record 95 in 1957)
  • 04 Oct 1992 Anna Karenina closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • 05 Oct 1992 1st overturn of a George Bush veto (cable bill)
  • 07 Oct 1992 Tampa Bay Lightning become 1st NHL expansion team to win opener (7-2)
  • 08 Oct 1992 Nobel Prize for literature is given to West Indies Poet Derek Walcott
  • 09 Oct 1992 Great meteorite seen from Kentucky to New York
  • 10 Oct 1992 Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury
  • 11 Oct 1992 1st 3-way presidential debate (Bush-Clinton-Perot)
  • 12 Oct 1992 5.8 earthquake at Cairo (at least 510 die)
  • 13 Oct 1992 An Antonov An-124 operated by Antonov Airlines registered SSSR-82002, crashes near Kiev, Ukraine killing 8.
  • 14 Oct 1992 Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games for NL pennant
  • 15 Oct 1992 Charles Taylor launches an offensive against Monrovia Liberia
  • 16 Oct 1992 1,700th David Letterman Show
  • 17 Oct 1992 1st World Series with non-US team, Toronto loses 3-1 to Braves
  • 18 Oct 1992 1st non-US team to win a World Series Game; Toronto 5, Atlanta 4
  • 19 Oct 1992 The Communist Party of China promotes several market-oriented reformers to the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China, signaling a defeat for hard-line ideologues.
  • 20 Oct 1992 1st World Series game outside of US - Toronto beats Atlanta
  • 21 Oct 1992 Tens of thousands of coal miners march in London to protest government plans to close coal mines and reduce the number of coal miners.
  • 22 Oct 1992 Atlanta, becomes 1st US team to win a World Series game out of US
  • 23 Oct 1992 Emperor Akihito becomes the first Emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil.
  • 24 Oct 1992 Toronto Blue Jays beat Atl Braves, 4 games to 2, in 88th World Series
  • 25 Oct 1992 Dancing at Lughnasa closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 421 performances
  • 26 Oct 1992 The Charlottetown Accord fails to win majority support in a Canada wide referendum.
  • 27 Oct 1992 Don Baylor appointed 1st manager of Colorado Rockies
  • 28 Oct 1992 Lee Jang Rim predicts that today would be the end of the world!
  • 29 Oct 1992 The Food and Drug Administration approves Depo Provera for use as a contraceptive in the United States.
  • 30 Oct 1992 MTA begins installing automated fare collection turnstiles
  • 31 Oct 1992 Don Keller makes his 18,000th sky diver

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Office Romance

Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Limelight

Limelight

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1992?
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The Silken Web by Sandra Brown

The Silken Web

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Kathleen, Eric and Seth all get caught up in a web of lies so fragile that one fateful encounter could tear it apart - and force Kathleen to make a choice

Sweet Liar by Jude Deveraux

Sweet Liar

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It was her father's dying wish that Samantha Elliot search for her grandmother, who'd disappeared from Louisville when she was a baby.

Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock

Griffin & Sabine

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Imbued with all the magic and mystery of the Griffin & Sabine trilogy, this handsomely designed address book incorporates Nick bantock's exquisite artwork and writing and will reawaken in all of us the excitement and wonder of meaningful correspondence.

The Change by Germaine Greer

The Change

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"A brilliant, gutsy, exhilarating, exasperating fury of a book."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWIn this compulsively readable, fascinating account of menopause, renowned feminist and author Germaine Greer gives us so much

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Women Who Run With The Wolves

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UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.