August 16th, 1992

August 16th, 1992, fell on a Sunday. It was day 229 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since August 16th, 1992.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 16th, 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 16th, 1992 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. 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.

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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "Knots Landing", "Roseanne" and "Beverly Hills, 90210".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past", "Civilization" and "Ecco the Dolphin". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Adventures of the Little Koala", "Noozles", "Rosie and Jim" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "My Little Pony (figures)", "Micro Machines", "Yo-yo" and "G.I. Joe (figures)".


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 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.

    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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 27 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since August 16th, 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 16th, 1992, will be 27 years of age.
  • People born in 1992 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 713919600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 16th, 1992:

  • July 18th, 1992: Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown are married.
  • July 31st, 1992: Release date of the movie Death Becomes Her (1992).
  • 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 22nd, 1992: East 17 release their debut single "House of Love".
  • 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.
  • September 12th, 1992: Actor Anthony Perkins, who portrayed Norman Bates in the movie Psycho, passes away due to AIDS.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 16th, 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 16th, 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.
  • 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:

  • 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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 16th, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.6cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.08cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on August 16th, 1992.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 16th, 1992 was probably conceived around the 7th of November, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 16th, 1992 is the 26th of May, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

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.
  • 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.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 16th, 1992.

  • 10,221 days have passed since this date.
  • 883,094,400 seconds have passed since the August 16th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,030,276,800 times.
  • Since August 16th, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 455,676,710,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 147,182,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,946,118 steps. That's about 33,754 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,597,133 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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