April 30th, 1992, was a Thursday. It was Day 121 of 1992. The decade was the Nineties.
31 years, 1 months, and 11 days have passed since April 30th, 1992.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
Notable events that occurred on April 30th, 1992.
On April 30th, 1992, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.
The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:
The top movie on this date was "Sleepwalkers".
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Let's go back in time!
The date is April 30th, 1992, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 1992 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.
In America, the song Jump by Kriss Kross is at the top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Deeply Dippy by Right Said Fred is the number-one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Sleepwalkers is at the top of the box office.
John Major is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, most people have never heard of the Internet. A civil war is 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 fashion, many of the trends from the late 1980s 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. A war has broken out in Bosnia and Herzegovina following the shelling of Sarajevo by Serb forces.
In celebrity news, singer David Bowie has married Somali fashion model Iman in Switzerland. In soccer, Leeds United have just won the Football League First Division after beating Sheffield United 3–2. Their title win was confirmed after challengers Manchester United lost 2-0 to Liverpool. The city of Los Angeles is engulfed in riots following the recent Rodney King verdict. Four police officers accused of beating King in 1991 have all been found not guilty by a mostly white jury, despite video evidence. In response, residents in South LA are looting stores, burning buildings, and attacking passersby.
In television, the final episode of "The Cosby Show" has just been aired. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Robert Reed, Anthony Perkins, Audrey Hepburn, and Thurgood Marshall would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "'Allo 'Allo!", "Sherlock Holmes", "Full House", and "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "F-16 Combat Pilot", "Super Castlevania IV", "Desert Strike ", and "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Fireman Sam", "The Simpsons", "Round the Twist", and "Rosie and Jim". Popular toys at the moment include Micro Machines, Jenga, the Ghostbusters Proton Pack, and Super Soaker (water gun).
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 30th, 1992.
The final episode of the Cosby Show was aired on April 30th, 1992.
Riots were occurring in Los Angeles at this time. The violence started after a jury acquitted four police officers for the beating of Rodney King. This was despite the assault being recorded on camera.
A war was raging in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Western film "Unforgiven" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1992.
Bill Clinton was named Time Person of the Year in 1992 after he defeated incumbent US President George H. W. Bush.
"Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton won a Grammy for 1992's Song of the Year.
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 Genesis were the dominant video game consoles.
Slap bracelets became the latest fad in the fall of 1990. The bracelets, which were originally sold under the brand name "Slap Wrap", came in various designs and colors.
Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. 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 was largely a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included colored tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon-colored tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts, and ripped jeans.
By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
A hand-held game 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 became a common household item in the mid-1980s. By that stage, prices had started to drop. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.
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Television shows that people were watching in April 1992.
Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
Step by Step
American television sitcom.
Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
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.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
Married... with Children
Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
The Golden Girls
Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
Murder, She Wrote
Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
The Cosby Show
American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
Starring Jeremy Brett.
Sitcom about a night court in Manhattan.
BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
Only Fools and Horses
British television comedy.
Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
American soap opera.
Last of the Summer Wine
British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
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.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1992.
Barney & Friends
The Adventures of Tintin
The Ren & Stimpy Show
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
In Living Color
Round the Twist
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Saved by the Bell
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
Garfield and Friends
The Wonder Years
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Adventures of the Little Koala
Married... with Children
The Care Bears
Thomas the Tank Engine
The Cosby Show
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1992.
Pogs / Milkcaps
Super Soaker (water gun)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The SEGA Game Gear
G.I. Joe (figures)
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
My Little Pony (figures)
Cabbage Patch Kids
The Easy-Bake Oven
Popular video games that people were playing in April of 1992.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Action-adventure game that was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project
Side-scrolling beat-em-up that was released on the NES.
Shoot 'em up game where the player controls an Apache helicopter.
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.
Futuristic racing game was that was released for the SNES.
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.
Platform video game.
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants
Platform video game that was released on multiple consoles.
Action game where the player takes control of a paperboy.
Light gun shooter game.
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 of their early childhood.
If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out April 30th, 1998, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 30th.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 30th of April.
Historical weather information for April 30th, 1992.
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on April 30th, 1992.
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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