May 12th, 1992

May 12th, 1992, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 133 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since May 12th, 1992.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 12th, 1992:

  • Actor Robert Reed, who portrayed the father Mike Brady in The Brady Bunch, passes away due to AIDS.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 12th, 1992:

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Basic Instinct" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 12th, 1992 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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. 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 Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 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. 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 are 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. Tributes are pouring in for Brady Bunch actor Robert Reed, who recently passed away from AIDS. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Sherlock Holmes", "Murder, She Wrote", "Matlock" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Battletoads", "F-16 Combat Pilot" and "Civilization". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Full House", "Count Duckula", "Rosie and Jim" and "Are You Afraid of the Dark?". Popular toys include the likes of "Transformers", "Sylvanian Families", "Yo-yo" 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 May 12th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Eurovision 1992

    The 1992 Eurovision song contest is held in Malmö, Sweden. Ireland win the contest with the song "Why Me?" by Linda Martin.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 28 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since May 12th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 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 12th, 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 705625200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 12th, 1992:

  • 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".
  • May 9th, 1992: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after defeating Sunderland 2-0.
  • May 9th, 1992: The final episode of "The Golden Girls" is aired.
  • May 9th, 1992: Ireland win the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Why me?" by Linda Martin.
  • May 15th, 1992: Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • May 16th, 1992: Guns N' Roses headline at Slane.
  • May 20th, 1992: Football: Barcelona win the European Cup after beating Sampdoria 1-0 in extra time.
  • 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 12th, 1992, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 12th, 1992 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • 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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 12th, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.33 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on May 12th, 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 May 12th, 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 May 12th, 1992 was probably conceived around the 3rd of August, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 12th, 1992 is the 19th of February, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

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

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 12th, 1992.

  • 10,430 days have passed since this date.
  • 901,155,600 seconds have passed since the May 12th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,051,348,200 times.
  • Since May 12th, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 464,996,289,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 150,192,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 77,499,382 steps. That's about 34,444 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,813,867 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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