January 12th, 1992

January 12th, 1992, fell on a Sunday. It was day 12 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 10 months and 15 days have passed since January 12th, 1992.



Fictional Date

January 12th, 1992 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) - HAL 9000 goes online.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 12th, 1992:

  • United States: Black Or White - Michael Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Hook" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 12th, 1992 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, the song Black Or White by Michael Jackson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hook is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. A civil war is currently taking place in the African country of Rwanda. In Europe, the Soviet Union has officially come to an end. Russia has renamed itself as the Russian Federation. Mikhail Gorbachev has resigned from his position as the president of the Soviet Union and the Supreme Soviet body has met for the last time to formally dissolve the union.

It's 1992, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Kris Kross, Boyz II Men, Whitney Houston, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Right Said Fred, Snap! and Nirvana. US President George H. W. Bush has recently fallen ill with gastroenteritis during a televised state dinner in Japan. Footage shows him vomiting into the lap of Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa and fainting. The incident has become a source of jokes for comedians and is currently being parodied by sketch shows such as Saturday Night Live. People are currently shocked and outraged by the tragic death of 12-year-old Shanda Sharer, who was recently murdered and tortured by four teenage girls in Madison, Indiana.

In music, Nirvana's new album "Nevermind" has just reached No. 1 in the US Billboard 200 chart. It's success has established the popularity of a new rock genre called "Grunge". People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Cosby Show", "The Wonder Years", "Roseanne" and "Dinosaurs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battletoads", "Sonic the Hedgehog", "F-16 Combat Pilot" and "Civilization".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Clarissa Explains It All" and "The Adventures of Tintin". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Transformers", "Game Boy" and "The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)".


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 January 12th, 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.

  • Eric Clapton - "Tears in Heaven"

    "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton would go on to win a Grammy for 1992's Song of the Year.

  • Bill Clinton.

    Bill Clinton was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1992.

  • Unforgiven

    "Unforgiven" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.

  • George H. W. Bush vomiting incident.

    On the 8th of January, 1992, U.S. President George H. W. Bush vomited and fainted during a banquet hosted in Japan. Initially, the media wondered whether his fainting was linked to a minor heart ailment that Bush had been previously diagnosed with.

  • Murder of Shanda Sharer.

    On the 11th of January, 1992, 12-year-old Shanda Sharer was tortured and burned to death by four teenage girls in Madison, Indiana. The crime attracted a huge amount of international attention.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 28 years, 10 months and 15 days have passed since January 12th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1992.
  • Leap Year: 1992 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on January 12th, 1992, will be 28 years of age.
  • People born in 1992 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 695174400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 12th, 1992:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 12th, 1992, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 12th, 1992 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • One Foot in the Grave - British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
  • Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
  • Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.

1992 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1992.

  • The Adventures of Tintin
  • Home Improvement
  • Darkwing Duck
  • Taz-Mania
  • Doug
  • Rugrats
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show
  • Dinosaurs
  • Clarissa Explains It All
  • The Adventures of Pete & Pete
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark?
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
  • Rosie and Jim
  • Blossom
  • The Simpsons
  • Doogie Howser, M.D.
  • Saved by the Bell
  • Noozles
  • Roseanne
  • Garfield and Friends
  • Count Duckula
  • The Wonder Years
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Fireman Sam
  • Full House
  • Adventures of the Little Koala
  • Married... with Children
  • Pingu
  • Growing Pains
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • The Cosby Show
  • Danger Mouse
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

1992 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1992:

  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 12th, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 33.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 0 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 12th, 1992?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 12th, 1992?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 12th, 1992 was probably conceived around the 4th of April, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 12th, 1992 is the 21st of October, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.
  • F-16 Combat Pilot - F-16 fighter flight simulator.
  • 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.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 12th, 1992.

  • 10,547 days have passed since this date.
  • 911,260,800 seconds have passed since the January 12th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,063,137,600 times.
  • Since January 12th, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 470,210,572,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,876,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,368,429 steps. That's about 34,830 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,935,130 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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