April 8th, 1992

April 8th, 1992, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 99 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 9 months and 8 days have passed since April 8th, 1992.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 8th, 1992:

  • United States: Save The Best For The Last - Vanessa Williams
  • United Kingdom: Stay - Shakespears Sisters

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "White Men Can't Jump" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 8th, 1992 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 1992 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Save The Best For The Last by Vanessa Williams is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Stay by Shakespears Sisters is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie White Men Can't Jump is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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 trial of four police officers for the 1991 beating of Rodney King back is currently taking in Simi Valley, California. Boxer Mike Tyson has just been sentenced to six years in prison for the rape of 18-year-old Desiree Washington in Indiana. German dance group "Snap!" have just released their new single "Rhythm Is a Dancer".

In fashion, many of the trends from the late 80s are still in vogue. Colored tights, denim overalls, leotards, flannel shirts and shoulder pads are all fashionable at the moment. Grunge fashion has also become mainstream, popularizing band t-shirts, ripped jeans, mom jeans and Doc Martens. In music news, English singer Billy Idol has pleaded no contest to charges that he punched a woman in the face. Meanwhile, Gambino crime family boss John Gotti has recently been sentenced to life in prison for murder and racketeering.

A new comedy film called "Beethoven" has just been released in movie theaters. In wrestling, WrestleMania VIII has taken place at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. Randy Savage has defeated Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan has beaten Sid Justice. The fight has been billed as Hogan's last match. In Washington, D.C., 500,000 people have recently taken to the streets in support of abortion rights.

In television, a new American news show called "Dateline NBC" has been aired for the first time. Meanwhile, a new children's TV series called "Barney & Friends" has also made its debut. A war has broken out in Bosnia and Herzegovina following the shelling of Sarajevo by Serb forces. In the United Kingdom, there is just one day left until the 1992 general election. Prime Minister John Major and the Conservative Party are hoping to retain power. However, recent opinion polls have been consistently favoring the Labour Party, who are being led by Neil Kinnock.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Knots Landing", "Saved by the Bell", "Rugrats" and "Home Improvement". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Battletoads", "F-16 Combat Pilot" and "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Adventures of the Little Koala", "Noozles", "Taz-Mania" and "The Adventures of Tintin".

Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Yo-yo", "G.I. Joe (figures)" and "Pogs".


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 April 8th, 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.

  • The Bosnian War

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 28 years, 9 months and 8 days have passed since April 8th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 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 April 8th, 1992, will be 28 years of age.
  • People born in 1992 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 702687600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 8th, 1992:

  • March 20th, 1992: The movie Basic Instinct (1992), starring Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas, is released.
  • March 26th, 1992: Boxer Mike Tyson is sentenced to six years in prison for the rape of Desiree Washington.
  • March 27th, 1992: White Men Can't Jump (1992) is released.
  • March 30th, 1992: The song "Rhythm Is a Dancer" is released.
  • March 31st, 1992: The first episode of "Dateline NBC" is aired.
  • April 2nd, 1992: Mobster John Gotti is sentenced to life in prison for five murders, racketeering and conspiracy to commit murder.
  • April 3rd, 1992: The comedy movie Beethoven (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • April 5th, 1992: WrestleMania VIII: Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan beat Sid Justice at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • April 6th, 1992: The first episode of "Barney & Friends" is aired on television.
  • April 6th, 1992: The Bosnian War begins.
  • April 9th, 1992: UK politics: The Conservative Party pull off a shock win in the 1992 general election.
  • April 10th, 1992: The first episode of British police drama "Heartbeat" is aired.
  • April 13th, 1992: The Chicago flood occurs, resulting in flooded basements and facilities.
  • April 26th, 1992: Leeds United win the Football League First Division.
  • April 27th, 1992: The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is proclaimed.
  • April 28th, 1992: American hiker Chris McCandless is last seen alive.
  • April 28th, 1992: The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is formed.
  • April 29th, 1992: Riots begin in Los Angeles after the Rodney King verdict is announced.
  • April 30th, 1992: The final episode of "The Cosby Show" is aired.
  • May 5th, 1992: 18 people are killed after a terrace collapses at the Armand Césari Stadium in France.
  • May 7th, 1992: Sir Mix-a-Lot releases his single "Baby Got Back".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 8th, 1992, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 8th, 1992 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

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.
  • 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.

  • Barney & Friends
  • 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
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

1992 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1992:

  • Pogs
  • 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.

  • Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
  • Desert Strike - Shoot 'em up game where the player controls an Apache helicopter.
  • 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.
  • 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 and historical figures that were born on the 8th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 8th, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 43.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 6.44 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.29cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.39 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on April 8th, 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 April 8th, 1992?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 8th, 1992 was probably conceived around the 30th of June, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 8th, 1992 is the 16th of January, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 8th, 1992.

  • 10,510 days have passed since this date.
  • 908,067,600 seconds have passed since the April 8th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,059,412,200 times.
  • Since April 8th, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 468,562,881,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,344,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,093,814 steps. That's about 34,708 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,896,811 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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