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February 5th, 1992.

February 5th, 1992, was a Wednesday. It was day 36 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since February 5th, 1992.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on February 5th, 1992?

  • Soccer: Kevin Keegan becomes the new manager of Newcastle United.

Born on February 5th, 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 February 5th, 1992.

  • United States: I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred
  • 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!
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" was at the top of the box office on February 5th, 1992.

Take me back to February 5th, 1992!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 5th, 1992 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred 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 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle 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. 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.

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. Furthermore, the pair have met at Camp David and formally declared that the Cold War is officially over. The trial of four police officers for the beating of Rodney King back in March of 1991 has recently started in Simi Valley, California. In Venezuela, Major Hugo Chávez has just been arrested after leading a failed coup attempt against President Carlos Andrés Pérez.

In soccer, Kevin Keegan has just become the new manager of English side Newcastle United. In Milwaukee, the trial of suspected serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is still ongoing. Dahmer has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder. 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 "Magnum, P.I.", "Married... with Children", "The Wonder Years" and "Dinosaurs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battletoads", "Streets of Rage", "Desert Strike " and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Fireman Sam", "Blossom", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" and "Doug".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Pogo ball / Lolo ball, Sylvanian Families, the Game Boy and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).

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 February 5th, 1992.

  • Macy's files for bankruptcy.

    Macy's files for bankruptcy.

    On January 27th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, wallpaper started to decline in popularity. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, many people opted for minimalist plain-colored walls.

  • 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.

  • 29 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since February 5th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 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 February 5th, 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 697248000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 5th, 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 February 5th, 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 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 5th, 1992 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

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.

TV shows from February, 1992.

Baywatch
Baywatch
Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.

Step by Step
Step by Step
American television sitcom.

Home Improvement
Home Improvement
Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
TV series about a family of dinosaurs.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.

Blossom
Blossom
Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.

One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.

Family Matters
Family Matters
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.

Seinfeld
Seinfeld
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.

Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap
TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.

Roseanne
Roseanne
Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.

In the Heat of the Night
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
The Wonder Years
A TV show that was set in the late sixties.

Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.

Full House
Full House
Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.

Married... with Children
Married... with Children
Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.

Matlock
Matlock
Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.

MacGyver
MacGyver
TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.

The Golden Girls
The Golden Girls
Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.

Murder, She Wrote
Murder, She Wrote
Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.

Who's the Boss?
Who's the Boss?
Sitcom about a retired baseball player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.

The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show
American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Starring Jeremy Brett.

'Allo 'Allo!
'Allo 'Allo!
BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.

Cars in 1992.

1992 saw the introduction of cars such as the Dodge Intrepid, the Nissan Altima, the Hummer, the Volkswagen Vento, the Ford Mondeo and the Chrysler Concorde.

Cars in 1992.

Kids' TV shows on February 5th, 1992.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1992.

The Adventures of Tintin
The Adventures of Tintin

Home Improvement
Home Improvement

Darkwing Duck
Darkwing Duck

Taz-Mania
Taz-Mania

Doug
Doug

Rugrats
Rugrats

The Ren & Stimpy Show
The Ren & Stimpy Show

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs

Clarissa Explains It All
Clarissa Explains It All

The Adventures of Pete & Pete
The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Beverly Hills, 90210
Beverly Hills, 90210

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Rosie and Jim
Rosie and Jim

Blossom
Blossom

Art Attack
Art Attack

In Living Color
In Living Color

Round the Twist
Round the Twist

Mr. Bean
Mr. Bean

The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Doogie Howser, M.D.
Doogie Howser, M.D.

Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Dink, the Little Dinosaur

Saved by the Bell
Saved by the Bell

Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers

Noozles
Noozles

Roseanne
Roseanne

Garfield and Friends
Garfield and Friends

Count Duckula
Count Duckula

The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Fireman Sam
Fireman Sam

Full House
Full House

Adventures of the Little Koala
Adventures of the Little Koala

Married... with Children
Married... with Children

Pingu
Pingu

Growing Pains
Growing Pains

The Care Bears
The Care Bears

Thomas the Tank Engine
Thomas the Tank Engine

The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show

Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin and the Chipmunks

Danger Mouse
Danger Mouse

The Smurfs
The Smurfs

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Popular toys and games in 1992.

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

Super Soaker (water gun)
Super Soaker (water gun)

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

The SEGA Game Gear
The SEGA Game Gear

G.I. Joe (figures)
G.I. Joe (figures)

Yo-yo
Yo-yo

Lego Pirates
Lego Pirates

Polly Pocket
Polly Pocket

The Game Boy
The Game Boy

Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures

The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack

Koosh Ball
Koosh Ball

Jenga
Jenga

Micro Machines
Micro Machines

Sylvanian Families
Sylvanian Families

Mr Frosty
Mr Frosty

Pogo ball / Lolo ball
Pogo ball / Lolo ball

My Little Pony (figures)
My Little Pony (figures)

Cabbage Patch Kids
Cabbage Patch Kids

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 1992
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project
Side-scrolling beat-em-up that was released on the NES.

Desert Strike
 1992
Desert Strike
Shoot 'em up game where the player controls an Apache helicopter.

Civilization 1991
Civilization
A strategy game that was created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley.

Super Castlevania IV 1991
Super Castlevania IV
Platform game released for the SNES.

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 1991
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
The third installment in the series. Released on the SNES.

F-16 Combat Pilot 1991
F-16 Combat Pilot
F-16 fighter flight simulator.

F-Zero 1991
F-Zero
Futuristic racing game was that was released for the SNES.

Streets of Rage 1991
Streets of Rage
A side-scrolling beat-em-up game that was released on the Sega.

Sonic the Hedgehog 1991
Sonic the Hedgehog
A platform video game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive.

Battletoads 1991
Battletoads
Platform video game.

The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants 1991
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants
Platform video game that was released on multiple consoles.

Duck Hunt 1984
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 February 5th, 1998 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on February 5th.

Bobby Brown

Singer.
Born on February 5th, 1969
He turned 23 on this day in 1992.

Carlos Tevez

Soccer player.
Born on February 5th, 1984
He turned 8 on this day in 1992.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Soccer player.
Born on February 5th, 1985
He turned 7 on this day in 1992.

Weather on February 5th, 1992.

Historical weather information for February 5th, 1992.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 23.8 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.17 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on February 5th, 1992.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 5th, 1992.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 5th, 1992 was most likely conceived around May 15th, 1991.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 5th, 1992 is close to October 28th, 1992.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 5th, 1992.

  • A total of 10,856 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,550 weeks have passed.
  • 937,954,800 seconds have passed since the February 5th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,094,280,600 times.
  • Since February 5th, 1992, the earth has travelled approximately 483,984,676,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 156,325,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,664,113 steps. That's about 35,851 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,255,458 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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