October 1st, 1992

October 1st, 1992, fell on a Thursday. It was day 275 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 10 months and 13 days have passed since October 1st, 1992.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 1st, 1992:

  • Cartoon Network is launched.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 1st, 1992:

  • United States: End Of The Road - Boyz II Men
  • United Kingdom: Ebenezer Goode - Shamen

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Sneakers" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 1st, 1992 and it's a Thursday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.

In America, the song End Of The Road by Boyz II Men is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Ebenezer Goode by Shamen is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Sneakers 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 "Quantum Leap", "Rugrats", "Home Improvement" and "Melrose Place".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past", "Civilization", "Wolfenstein 3D" and "Super Mario Kart". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Married... with Children", "Roseanne", "Noozles" and "Batman: The Animated Series". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Sylvanian Families", "Super Soaker (water gun)" and "Nerf Blaster".


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 October 1st, 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.

  • 1992 Presidential Election

    The run-up to the United States presidential election of 1992; with Democratic candidate Bill Clinton facing off against Republican candidate George H. W. Bush


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 27 years, 10 months and 13 days have passed since October 1st, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 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 October 1st, 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 717894000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 1st, 1992:

  • 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.
  • September 25th, 1992: The Last of the Mohicans (1992) is released.
  • October 2nd, 1992: The Mighty Ducks (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • October 3rd, 1992: Sinead O'Connor tears up a photograph of The Pope on Saturday Night Live.
  • October 9th, 1992: Under Siege (1992), starring Steven Seagal and Gary Busey, is released in movie theaters.
  • October 16th, 1992: The horror movie Candyman (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • October 17th, 1992: Japanese exchange student Yoshihiro Hattori is shot dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after going to the wrong house.
  • October 23rd, 1992: Quentin Tarantino's movie Reservoir Dogs (1992) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 1st, 1992, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 1st, 1992 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

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

  • Mad About You - Starring Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser.
  • Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - Sitcom about a former NBA player becoming a high school teacher and basketball coach.
  • Batman: The Animated Series - An animated series that was set in the Batman universe.
  • Martin - Comedian Martin Lawrence plays the role of a radio talk show host.
  • 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.

1992 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1992.

"Batman: The Animated Series" - "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:

  • Mighty Max
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • 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 1st of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 1st, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on October 1st, 1992.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 1st, 1992 was probably conceived around the 23rd of December, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 1st, 1992 is the 11th of July, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Super Mario Kart - Go-kart racing game that was released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 1st, 1992.

  • 10,179 days have passed since this date.
  • 879,465,600 seconds have passed since the October 1st, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,026,043,200 times.
  • Since October 1st, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 453,804,249,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 146,577,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,634,042 steps. That's about 33,615 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,553,587 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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