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May 9th, 1992.

May 9th, 1992, was a Saturday. It was day 130 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

29 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since May 9th, 1992.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on May 9th, 1992?

  • The final episode of "The Golden Girls" is aired.
  • Ireland win the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Why me?" by Linda Martin.
  • Liverpool win the FA Cup final after defeating Sunderland 2-0.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 9th, 1992.

  • United States: Jump - Kriss Kross
  • United Kingdom: Please Don't Go - KWS

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 9th, 1992.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Jump - Kris Kross
  • Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  • Save The Best For Last - Vanessa Williams
  • Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
  • My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) - En Vogue
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!
Basic Instinct

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Basic Instinct" was at the top of the box office on May 9th, 1992.

Take me back to May 9th, 1992!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 9th, 1992 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 1992 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Jump by Kriss Kross is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Please Don't Go by KWS is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Basic Instinct 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.

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. 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 Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Lithuania, which became an independent nation after the recent collapse of the Soviet Union, has just introduced its new currency, the talonas. The riots that engulfed Los Angeles following the Rodney King verdict have recently come to an end. The riot began when four police officers accused of beating King back in 1991 were all found not guilty by a mostly-white jury, despite video evidence. Over 63 people have been left dead following the violence.

In France, 18 people have tragically lost their lives following the collapse of a terrace at a recent soccer game between SC Bastia and Olympique de Marseille. Mexican-American singer Selena has just released her album "Entre A Mi Mundo". The album contains songs such as "Como la Flor". Rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot has just released his single "Baby Got Back". The song is currently causing controversy because of its overly-sexual lyrics about women.

Meanwhile, guitarist John Frusciante has decided to leave the Red Hot Chili Peppers. In soccer, Liverpool have just won the FA Cup final after defeating Sunderland 2-0. Goals from Michael Thomas and Ian Rush were enough to seal the deal. The final episode of the popular sitcom "The Golden Girls" has just been aired on television. The show had been running for nearly seven years. This follows the "The Cosby Show", which also came to an end last month.

In music news, Ireland have just won the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest with "Why Me?" by Linda Martin. The event was held in Malmö, Sweden. 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 "Cheers", "Night Court", "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "One Foot in the Grave".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Streets of Rage", "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project" and "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Wonder Years", "Noozles", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "Doug". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Pogo ball / Lolo ball, the Ghostbusters Proton Pack, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures and Lego Pirates.

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 May 9th, 1992.

  • The final episode of the Golden Girls is aired.

    The final episode of the Golden Girls is aired.

    On May 9th, 1992, the final episode of the sitcom the Golden Girls was aired on NBC.

  • Baby Got Back.

    Baby Got Back.

    In May of 1992, Sir Mix-a-Lot released his single "Baby Got Back". The song caused controversy at the time due to its sexual lyrics.

  • The 1992 Los Angeles riots have ended.

    The 1992 Los Angeles riots have ended.

    The violence in Los Angeles came to an end on May 5th, 1992. The rioting started after a jury acquitted four police officers for the beating of Rodney King. This was despite the assault being recorded on camera.

  • Eurovision 1992.

    Eurovision 1992.

    The 1992 Eurovision song contest took place in Malmö, Sweden. Ireland won the contest with the song "Why Me?" by Linda Martin.

  • The Cosby Show ends.

    The Cosby Show ends.

    On April 30th, 1992, the final episode of the Cosby Show was aired.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

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

  • 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 Genesis 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 29 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since May 9th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 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 May 9th, 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 705366000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 9th, 1992.

  • 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 12th, 1992: Disneyland is opened in Paris, France.
  • April 13th, 1992: The Chicago flood occurs, resulting in flooded basements and facilities.
  • April 20th, 1992: English comedian Benny Hill passes away at the age of 68.
  • April 22nd, 1992: English comedian Benny Hill is found dead at his home after two days of unanswered phone calls.
  • 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".
  • This date: May 9th, 1992
  • May 12th, 1992: Actor Robert Reed, who portrayed the father Mike Brady in The Brady Bunch, passes away due to AIDS.
  • May 15th, 1992: Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • May 16th, 1992: Guns N' Roses headline at Slane.
  • May 19th, 1992: Famous case: Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco.
  • May 20th, 1992: Football: Barcelona win the European Cup after beating Sampdoria 1-0 in extra time.
  • May 21st, 1992: The final episode of the TV series "MacGyver" is aired.
  • May 22nd, 1992: The movie Alien 3 is released.
  • May 22nd, 1992: Encino Man (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 22nd, 1992: The final episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" is aired.
  • May 29th, 1992: Sister Act (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • June 5th, 1992: Patriot Games (1992) is released in movie theaters.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 9th, 1992, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 9th, 1992 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

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 May, 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.

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.

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Starring Jeremy Brett.

Night Court
Night Court
Sitcom about a night court in Manhattan.

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

Cheers
Cheers
Sitcom starring Ted Danson.

Only Fools and Horses
Only Fools and Horses
British television comedy.

Knots Landing
Knots Landing
American soap opera.

Last of the Summer Wine
Last of the Summer Wine
British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.

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 May 9th, 1992.

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

Barney & Friends
Barney & Friends

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

The Care Bears
The Care Bears

Thomas the Tank Engine
Thomas the Tank Engine

Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin and the Chipmunks

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.

Pogs / Milkcaps
Pogs / Milkcaps

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 Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive

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)

Screwball Scramble
Screwball Scramble

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.

Wolfenstein 3D 1992
Wolfenstein 3D
A FPS shooter game that was developed by id Software.

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 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 1992
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
An arcade game that was released by Capcom.

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.

Paperboy 1986
Paperboy
Action game where the player takes control of a paperboy.

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 May 9th, 1998 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 9th.

Billy Joel

Singer.
Born on May 9th, 1949
He turned 43 on this day in 1992.

Ghostface Killah

Rapper.
Born on May 9th, 1970
He turned 22 on this day in 1992.

Nicolas Ghesquière

French fashion designer.
Born on May 9th, 1971
He turned 21 on this day in 1992.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 9th of May.

  • Victory Day (Russia)

Weather on May 9th, 1992.

Historical weather information for May 9th, 1992.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 11.94cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on May 9th, 1992.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 9th, 1992.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 9th, 1992 was most likely conceived around August 17th, 1991.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 9th, 1992 is close to January 30th, 1993.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 9th, 1992.

  • A total of 10,799 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,542 weeks have passed.
  • 933,037,200 seconds have passed since the May 9th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,088,543,400 times.
  • Since May 9th, 1992, the earth has travelled approximately 481,447,195,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 155,506,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,241,199 steps. That's about 35,663 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,196,446 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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