May 16th, 1992, fell on a Saturday. It was day 137 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.
28 years, 4 months and 4 days have passed since May 16th, 1992.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 16th, 1992:
Guns N' Roses headline at Slane.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 16th, 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 16th, 1992 and it's a Saturday. 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.
A civil war is continuing to rage on 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Cheers", "Family Matters", "Dinosaurs" and "Darkwing Duck".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Battletoads", "Sonic the Hedgehog" and "Civilization". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Noozles", "Blossom", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "Beverly Hills, 90210". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Sylvanian Families", "Micro Machines" and "Polly Pocket".
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 16th, 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 was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1992.
"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.
The 1992 Eurovision song contest is held in Malmö, Sweden. Ireland win the contest with the song "Why Me?" by Linda Martin.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
28 years, 4 months and 4 days have passed since May 16th, 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 16th, 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 705970800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 16th, 1992:
June 14th, 1992: The Chicago Bulls win the 1992 NBA Finals after they defeat the Portland Trail Blazers 4-2.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 16th, 1992, will have the star sign Taurus.
Taurus is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
Native American Zodiac: May 16th, 1992 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
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.
Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.
Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
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:
Super Soaker (water gun)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
G.I. Joe (figures)
My Little Pony (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of May:
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Wolfenstein 3D - A FPS shooter game that was developed by id Software.
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.
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 16th, 1992.
10,354 days have passed since this date.
894,585,600 seconds have passed since the May 16th, 1992.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,043,683,200 times.
Since May 16th, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 461,606,169,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 149,097,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 76,934,362 steps. That's about 34,193 miles!
Since this date, 10,735,027 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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