August 12th, 1992

August 12th, 1992, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 225 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 5 months and 6 days have passed since August 12th, 1992.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Cara Delevingne: English model.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: End Of The Road - Boyz II Men
  • United Kingdom: Rhythm Is A Dancer - Snap

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Death Becomes Her" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 12th, 1992 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song End Of The Road by Boyz II Men is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Death Becomes Her 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 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. Exiled Iranian singer and actor Fereydoun Farrokhzad has been found murdered at his apartment in Bonn, Germany. The killing is widely believed to have been the work of Iran's Islamic government.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Cheers", "Saved by the Bell", "The Ren & Stimpy Show" and "Home Improvement". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "F-16 Combat Pilot", "Desert Strike ", "Wolfenstein 3D" and "Ecco the Dolphin". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Full House", "Garfield and Friends", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" and "Dinosaurs".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Polly Pocket", "The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)" 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 August 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 28 years, 5 months and 6 days have passed since August 12th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 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 August 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 713574000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 12th, 1992:

  • 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 22nd, 1992: Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison.
  • July 31st, 1992: Release date of the movie Death Becomes Her (1992).
  • 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.
  • August 22nd, 1992: East 17 release their debut single "House of Love".
  • August 22nd, 1992: A six-year-old boy is fatally shot by a stray bullet after a 2Pac performance in Marin City.
  • August 26th, 1992: "The Zodiac Killer" suspect Arthur Leigh Allen dies of a heart attack.
  • August 27th, 1992: The first episode of the comedy sitcom "Martin" (Martin Lawrence) is aired.
  • August 27th, 1992: 13-year-old Leigh Occhi goes missing in Tupelo, Mississippi.
  • September 6th, 1992: The body of American adventurer Christopher McCandless is discovered in Alaska.
  • September 9th, 1992: Van Halen's "Right Now" wins Video of the Year at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 12th, 1992, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 12th, 1992 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Melrose Place - Soap drama.
  • 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.

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:

  • Nerf Blaster
  • Pogs
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Video Games

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

  • Ecco the Dolphin - Released on the Sega Mega Drive.
  • 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.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Weather

Weather information for August 12th, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.6cm.

US President

Who was the US President on August 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 August 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 August 12th, 1992 was probably conceived around the 3rd of November, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 12th, 1992 is the 22nd of May, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 10,386 days have passed since this date.
  • 897,354,000 seconds have passed since the August 12th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,046,913,000 times.
  • Since August 12th, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 463,034,664,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 149,559,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 77,172,444 steps. That's about 34,299 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,768,248 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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