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