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August 12th, 1992.

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

29 years, 1 months and 7 days have passed since August 12th, 1992.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Born on August 12th, 1992.

People who were born on this exact date.

Music charts.

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
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!
Death Becomes Her

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Death Becomes Her" was at the top of the box office on August 12th, 1992.

Take me back to August 12th, 1992!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

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. 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.

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. 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 "Cheers", "The Wonder Years", "Saved by the Bell" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Civilization", "Desert Strike " and "Ecco the Dolphin". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Adventures of the Little Koala", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Darkwing Duck". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as My Little Pony (figures), Polly Pocket, Lego Pirates and Yo-yo.

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 August 12th, 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 Saturn 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.

  • 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.

  • 29 years, 1 months and 7 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 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 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 19th, 1992: Anti-mafia magistrate Paolo Borsellino and five members of his police escort are killed by a car bomb in Palermo, Sicily.
  • July 22nd, 1992: Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison.
  • 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.
  • This date: August 12th, 1992
  • 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 24th, 1992: Hurricane Andrew hits Florida.
  • 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 1st, 1992: The video game "Super Mario Kart" is released for the SNES.
  • 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 12th, 1992 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

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.

  • Melrose Place - Soap drama.
  • Baywatch - Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • 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.
  • Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
  • Quantum Leap - TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
  • Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
  • 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 - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.

Kid's TV shows on August 12th, 1992.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1992.

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

  • Teen Talk Barbie
  • Nerf Blaster
  • Pogs
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Game Boy
  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Super Castlevania IV - Platform game released for the SNES.
  • 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.

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 August 12th, 1998 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 12th.

Tyson Fury

Boxer.
Born on August 12th, 1988
He turned 4 on this day in 1992.

Mario Balotelli

Italian soccer player.
Born on August 12th, 1990
He turned 2 on this day in 1992.

Matthijs De Ligt

Soccer player.
Born on August 12th, 1999
He was born exactly 7 years after this date.

Dixie D'Amelio

Social media personality.
Born on August 12th, 2001
She was born exactly 9 years after this date.

Weather on August 12th, 1992.

Historical 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.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on August 12th, 1992.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 12th, 1992.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 12th, 1992 was most likely conceived around the 3rd of November, 1991.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 12th, 1992 is close to the 22nd of May, 1993.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 10,630 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,518 weeks have passed.
  • 918,432,000 seconds have passed since the August 12th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,071,504,000 times.
  • Since August 12th, 1992, the earth has travelled approximately 473,910,912,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,072,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,985,152 steps. That's about 35,105 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,021,184 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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