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January 26th, 1992.

January 26th, 1992, was a Sunday. It was day 26 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 7 months and 23 days have passed since January 26th, 1992.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on January 26th, 1992?

  • Super Bowl XXVI: The Washington Redskins defeat the Buffalo Bills by 37-24 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Born on January 26th, 1992.

People who were born on this exact date.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 26th, 1992.

  • United States: All 4 Love - Color Me Badd
  • United Kingdom: Goodnight Girl - Wet Wet Wet
Play the top hits from 1992.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1992. Take a trip back to the days of Whitney Houston, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Boyz II Men and SNAP!
Hook

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hook" was at the top of the box office on January 26th, 1992.

Take me back to January 26th, 1992!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 26th, 1992 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, the song All 4 Love by Color Me Badd is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Goodnight Girl by Wet Wet Wet 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. Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, the vast majority of people still have no idea what "the Internet" is. 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. 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. In France, 87 people have tragically lost their lives after Air Inter Flight 148 crashed into a mountain near Strasbourg.

The Washington Redskins have just won Super Bowl XXVI after defeating the Buffalo Bills by 37-24 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Following the recent breakup of the Soviet Union, Russian president Boris Yeltsin and US president George H. W. Bush have announced that they will both stop aiming nuclear weapons at one another. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Robert Reed, Anthony Perkins, Audrey Hepburn and Thurgood Marshall would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "MacGyver", "Seinfeld", "Family Matters" and "Dinosaurs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battletoads", "Sonic the Hedgehog", "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past" and "Civilization". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Count Duckula", "Doogie Howser, M.D.", "Clarissa Explains It All" and "Taz-Mania".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Easy-Bake Oven, G.I. Joe (figures), the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) and Super Soaker (water gun).

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 26th, 1992.

  • Tyson is on trial for rape.

    Tyson is on trial for rape.

    The trial of boxer Mike Tyson for the rape of 18-year-old Desiree Washington was taking place in Indianapolis at this time.

  • The murder of Shanda Sharer shocks America.

    The murder of Shanda Sharer shocks America.

    On January 11th, 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.

  • 1992 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1992?

    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 movies.

    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.

  • Best football players 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.

  • Unforgiven.

    Unforgiven.

    The Western film "Unforgiven" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1992.

  • Bill Clinton.

    Bill Clinton.

    Bill Clinton was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1992. This was after he defeated incumbent President George H. W. Bush.

  • Eric Clapton - "Tears in Heaven"

    Eric Clapton - "Tears in Heaven"

    "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton won a Grammy for 1992's Song of the Year.

  • The Super Nintendo.

    The Super Nintendo.

    In August of 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System hit the shelves. In the first half of the 1990s, the Super Nintendo and the Sega Saturn were the dominant video game consoles.

  • Slap bracelets are a thing.

    Slap bracelets are a thing.

    During the fall of 1990, slap bracelets became the latest fad. The bracelets, which were originally sold under the brand name "Slap Wrap", came in various different designs and colors.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • Early 1990s Fashion.

    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.

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

  • VCRs have become a common household item.

    VCRs have become a common household item.

    From the mid-80s onward, VCRs started to become a common household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 29 years, 7 months and 23 days have passed since January 26th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 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 26th, 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 696384000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 26th, 1992.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 26th, 1992, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 26th, 1992 falls under the Otter.
  • 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.

  • Baywatch - Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • 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.
  • Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
  • Quantum Leap - TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
  • Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
  • In the Heat of the Night - Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
  • The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.

Kid's TV shows on January 26th, 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
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Game Boy
  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1992.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out January 26th, 1998 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 26th.

Ellen DeGeneres

Television host.
Born on January 26th, 1958
She turned 34 on this day in 1992.

Wayne Gretzky

Hockey player.
Born on January 26th, 1961
He turned 31 on this day in 1992.

Jose Mourinho

Soccer manager.
Born on January 26th, 1963
He turned 29 on this day in 1992.

Brendan Rodgers

Soccer manager.
Born on January 26th, 1973
He turned 19 on this day in 1992.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January.

  • Australia Day

Weather on January 26th, 1992.

Historical weather information for January 26th, 1992.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 16.4 degrees Fahrenheit. -8.67 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on January 26th, 1992.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 26th, 1992.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 26th, 1992 was most likely conceived around the 18th of April, 1991.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 26th, 1992 is close to the 4th of November, 1992.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 26th, 1992.

  • A total of 10,829 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,547 weeks have passed.
  • 935,622,000 seconds have passed since the January 26th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,091,559,000 times.
  • Since January 26th, 1992, the earth has travelled approximately 482,780,952,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 155,937,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,463,492 steps. That's about 35,762 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,227,464 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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