The 17th of January, 1992, fell on a Friday. Day 17 of 1992. Decade: 1990s.
28 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since the 17th of January, 1992.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 17th of January, 1992:
The film Juice (1992) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of January, 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.
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 17th of January, 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 was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1992.
"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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of January:
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.
Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
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.
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.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of January, 1992.
10,258 days have passed since this date.
886,291,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of January, 1992.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,034,006,400 times.
Since the 17th of January, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 457,326,259,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 147,715,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 76,221,043 steps. That's about 33,876 miles!
Since this date, 10,635,494 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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