The 15th of May, 1992, fell on a Friday. Day 136 of 1992. Decade: 1990s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 15th of May, 1992:
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of May, 1992:
United States: Jump - Kriss Kross
United Kingdom: Please Don't Go - KWS
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Basic Instinct" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 15th of May, 1992.
Early 1990s Fashion
Early 1990s fashion saw a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included clothes such as coloured tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon coloured tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts and ripped jeans.
Bill Clinton was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1992.
1992 in movies.
Movies released in 1992 included Aladdin, The Bodyguard, Home Alone 2, Lethal Weapon 3, Batman Returns, A Few Good Men, Sister Act, Wayne's World, Alien 3, Bram Stoker's Dracula, White Men Can't Jump and The Mighty Ducks.
1992 in music.
Popular music artists in 1992 included Kris Kross, Vanessa Williams, U2, Boyz II Men, Whitney Houston, Madonna, The Black Crowes and Sir Mix-a-Lot.
The Bosnian War
During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The 1992 Eurovision song contest is held in Malmö, Sweden. Ireland win the contest with the song "Why Me?" by Linda Martin.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of May:
15th of May, 1969: American teenager Robert Rayford dies of a mysterious illness in Missouri. Nearly two decades later, it is discovered that this was one of the first cases of AIDS in the United States
15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.
15th of May, 1981: American serial killer Lemuel Smith murders a female correctional officer by the name of Donna Payant.
15th of May, 1993: Ireland win the Eurovision with Niamh Kavanagh's song "In Your Eyes".
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Barney & Friends - Children's TV show about a talking dinosaur called Barney.
Home Improvement - Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
Darkwing Duck - Cartoon.
Rugrats - Animated TV series about a group of toddlers.
The Ren & Stimpy Show - Animated cartoon series.
Dinosaurs - TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
Clarissa Explains It All - Nickelodeon TV series.
Beverly Hills, 90210 - A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.
Blossom - Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Wolfenstein 3D - A FPS shooter game that was developed by id Software.
Civilization - A strategy game that was created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - The third installment in the series. Released on the SNES.
Streets of Rage - A side-scrolling beat-em-up game that was released on the Sega.
Sonic the Hedgehog - A platform video game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive.
Battletoads - Platform video game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of May, 1992.
10,069 days have passed since this date.
869,965,200 seconds have passed since the 15th of May, 1992.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,014,959,400 times.
Since the 15th of May, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 448,902,043,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 144,994,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,817,007 steps. That's about 33,252 miles!
Since this date, 10,439,582 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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