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January 12th, 1992.

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

29 years, 3 months and 25 days have passed since January 12th, 1992.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Fictional event.

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

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

Music charts.

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

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hook" was at the top of the box office on January 12th, 1992.

Take me back to January 12th, 1992!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

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.

The Christmas holiday season is long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned. 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. In fashion, many of the trends from the late 80s are still popular. Colored tights, denim overalls, leotards, flannel shirts and shoulder pads are all fashionable at the moment.

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".

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Who's the Boss?", "Married... with Children", "Blossom" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battletoads", "Sonic the Hedgehog", "F-16 Combat Pilot" and "Super Castlevania IV". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Fireman Sam", "Count Duckula", "Rugrats" and "The Adventures of Tintin".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Transformers, Jenga, the Game Boy and Yo-yo.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. 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.

  • Best football players in 1992.

    In 1992, the best soccer players would have been Marco van Basten, Hristo Stoichkov, Dennis Bergkamp, Thomas Hässler, Peter Schmeichel, Brian Laudrup, Michael Laudrup, Ronald Koeman, Stéphane Chapuisat, Frank Rijkaard and Enzo Scifo.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1992?

    In 1992, the best NBA players were Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, David Robinson, Chris Mullin, Clyde Drexler, Scottie Pippen, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Tim Hardaway, John Stockton, Dennis Rodman, Kevin Willis, Brad Daugherty, Mark Price and Kevin Johnson.

  • 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.
  • 29 years, 3 months and 25 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 29 years of age.
  • Generation: 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • 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 that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 12th, 1992 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on January 12th, 1992.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1992.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1992.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Civilization - A strategy game that was created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley.
  • Super Castlevania IV - Platform game released for the SNES.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 12th of January.

Weather on January 12th, 1992.

Historical 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.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on January 12th, 1992.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 12th, 1992.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 12th, 1992 was most likely conceived around the 4th of April, 1991.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 12th, 1992 is close to the 21st of October, 1992.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 10,708 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,529 weeks have passed.
  • 925,167,600 seconds have passed since the January 12th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,079,362,200 times.
  • Since January 12th, 1992, the earth has travelled approximately 477,386,481,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 154,194,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,564,414 steps. That's about 35,362 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,102,011 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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