January 30th, 1992

January 30th, 1992, fell on a Thursday. It was day 30 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 2 months and 20 days have passed since January 30th, 1992.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 30th, 1992:

  • Irish politics: Charles Haughey resigns as leader of Fianna Fail.
  • The trial of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer begins in Milwaukee.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 30th, 1992:

  • United States: Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me - George Michael & Elton John
  • United Kingdom: Goodnight Girl - Wet Wet Wet

Movie Box Office

Which 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 30th, 1992 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John 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.

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.

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. Department chain Macy's has just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid mounting losses and an estimated debt of around $5.3 billion.

In Ireland, Charles Haughey has resigned as leader of Fianna Fail. His resignation comes on the back of recent revelations that he authorized the phone-tapping of two journalists back in 1982. In Milwaukee, the trial of suspected serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has just begun. Dahmer is being charged with four counts of first-degree murder. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "'Allo 'Allo!", "One Foot in the Grave", "Blossom" and "Beverly Hills, 90210".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Battletoads", "Streets of Rage" and "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "The Adventures of Pete & Pete", "Clarissa Explains It All" and "The Ren & Stimpy Show". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Micro Machines", "Game Boy", "G.I. Joe (figures)" and "Super Soaker (water gun)".


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 30th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Tyson's Rape Trial

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

  • Macy's files for bankruptcy.

    On January, 27, 1992, American department store chain Macy's filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. As a result, a new management team were brought in and a number of under-performing stores were shut down.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 29 years, 2 months and 20 days have passed since January 30th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 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 30th, 1992, will be 29 years of age.
  • People born in 1992 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 696729600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 30th, 1992:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 30th, 1992, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 30th, 1992 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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

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.
  • 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 noteable people who were born on the 30th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 30th, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.44 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 30th, 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 30th, 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 30th, 1992 was probably conceived around the 22nd of April, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 30th, 1992 is the 8th of November, 1992. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 30th, 1992.

  • 10,673 days have passed since this date.
  • 922,143,600 seconds have passed since the January 30th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,075,834,200 times.
  • Since January 30th, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 475,826,097,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,690,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,304,350 steps. That's about 35,246 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,065,723 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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