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July 22nd, 1992.

July 22nd, 1992, was a Wednesday. It was day 204 of 1992. The decade was the Nineties.

30 years, 2 months and 16 days have passed since July 22nd, 1992.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on July 22nd, 1992.

  • Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison.
Birthdays

Born on July 22nd, 1992.

People who were born on this exact date.

Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on July 22nd, 1992.

  • United States: Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
  • United Kingdom: Ain't No Doubt - Jimmy Nail

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 22nd, 1992.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
  • I'll Be There - Mariah Carey
  • Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Baby-Baby-Baby - TLC
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!
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Honey, I Blew Up the Kid".

Take me back to July 22nd, 1992!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is July 22nd, 1992, and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Honey, I Blew Up the Kid 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.

In gaming news, "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior" has just been released for the SNES. In celebrity news, singer Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown have just been married. In Sicily, judge Paolo Borsellino has been assassinated by a Mafia car bomb.

Fearing extradition to the United States, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar has recently escaped from his luxury self-designed prison near Medellín. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Anthony Perkins, Audrey Hepburn, Thurgood Marshall and Andre the Giant would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Full House", "Quantum Leap", "One Foot in the Grave" and "Dinosaurs".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Paperboy", "The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants", "F-Zero" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Adventures of the Little Koala", "Fireman Sam" and "Noozles". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of My Little Pony (figures), Micro Machines, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures and Pogs / Milkcaps.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on July 22nd, 1992.

  • 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 consoles 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 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 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 30 years, 2 months and 16 days have passed since July 22nd, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 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: A person born on July 22nd, 1992 will be 30 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1992 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 711759600.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to July 22nd, 1992.

  • June 23rd, 1992: Mobster John Gotti is sentenced to life in prison.
  • June 24th, 1992: NBA: Shaquille O'Neal is drafted in the 1st overall pick by Orlando Magic.
  • June 26th, 1992: Denmark defeat Germany 2-0 to win the 1992 UEFA European Football Championship.
  • June 28th, 1992: The Landers earthquake occurs in San Bernardino County, California.
  • June 30th, 1992: Boyz II Men release their single "End Of The Road".
  • July 1st, 1992: A League of Their Own (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • July 8th, 1992: The first episode of "Melrose Place" is aired.
  • July 10th, 1992: The movie Universal Soldier (1992) is released.
  • July 10th, 1992: Former Panama ruler Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug trafficking, racketeering and money laundering.
  • July 15th, 1992: Street Fighter II: The World Warrior is released on the SNES.
  • July 18th, 1992: Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown are married.
  • July 19th, 1992: Anti-mafia magistrate Paolo Borsellino and five members of his police escort are killed by a car bomb in Palermo, Sicily.
  • This date: July 22nd, 1992
  • July 28th, 1992: American R&B singer Mary J. Blige releases her debut album "What's the 411?".
  • July 31st, 1992: The film "Death Becomes Her" is released.
  • July 31st, 1992: 113 people die after Thai Airways International Flight 311 crashes into a mountain in Nepal.
  • July 31st, 1992: 108 people are killed after China General Aviation Flight 7552 overruns the runway and hits an embankment during takeoff.
  • August 2nd, 1992: Blink-182 is formed in San Diego.
  • August 8th, 1992: Iranian singer and poet Fereydoun Farrokhzad is stabbed to death at his apartment in Bonn, Germany.
  • August 17th, 1992: English pop group "Take That" release their first studio album: "Take That & Party".
  • August 20th, 1992: The song "Informer" is released by Canadian reggae musician Snow.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 22nd, 1992, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 22nd, 1992 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on July 22nd, 1992.

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Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in July, 1992.

TV shows from July, 1992.

Melrose Place
Melrose Place
Soap drama.

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.

Murder, She Wrote
Murder, She Wrote
Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Starring Jeremy Brett.

'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.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on July 22nd, 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

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1992.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1992.

Teen Talk Barbie
Teen Talk Barbie

Nerf Blaster
Nerf Blaster

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in July of 1992.

Yoshi 1992
Yoshi
Puzzle video game that was released for the NES and the Game Boy.

Road Rash II 1992
Road Rash II
Racing and vehicular combat game that was released for the Sega Genesis.

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.

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 you should check out July 22nd, 1998 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 22nd.

Danny Glover

Actor.
Born on July 22nd, 1946
He turned 46 on this day in 1992.

Shawn Michaels

Wrestler.
Born on July 22nd, 1965
He turned 27 on this day in 1992.

Weather details

Weather on July 22nd, 1992.

Historical weather information for July 22nd, 1992.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 59.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.94 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on July 22nd, 1992.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 22nd, 1992.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 22nd, 1992 was most likely conceived around October 30th, 1991.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 22nd, 1992 is close to April 14th, 1993.

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Stats for July 22nd, 1992

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 22nd, 1992.

  • A total of 11,034 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,576 weeks have passed.
  • 953,337,600 seconds have passed since the July 22nd, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,112,227,200 times.
  • Since July 22nd, 1992, the Earth has travelled approximately 491,922,201,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 158,889,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,987,034 steps. That's about 36,439 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,440,051 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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