17th of October, 1992

The 17th of October, 1992, fell on a Saturday. Day 291 of 1992. Decade: 1990s.

27 years, 4 months and 8 days have passed since the 17th of October, 1992.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 17th of October, 1992:

  • Japanese exchange student Yoshihiro Hattori is shot dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after going to the wrong house.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of October, 1992:

  • United States: End Of The Road - Boyz II Men
  • United Kingdom: Sleeping Satellite - Tasmin Archer

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

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 the 17th of October, 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.

  • Kids' TV - 1992.

    Children in 1992 would have been watching TV shows such as Doug, Tiny Toon Adventures, Dinosaurs, Art Attack, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Saved by the Bell, Roseanne, Barney & Friends, Star Trek: The Next Generation, "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", The Wonder Years, The Addams Family, Batman: The Animated Series, The Little Mermaid, "Eek! The Cat", Bananas in Pyjamas, Rocko's Modern Life and The Adventures of T-Rex.

  • 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 27 years, 4 months and 8 days have passed since the 17th of October, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 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 the 17th of October, 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 719276400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of October, 1992:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of October, 1992, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of October, 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.
  • Barney & Friends - Children's TV show about a talking dinosaur called Barney.
  • 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.

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)
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of October:


Weather

Weather information for the 17th of October, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 43.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 6.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 8.13cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 17th of October, 1992.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of October, 1992 was probably conceived around the 8th of January, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of October, 1992 is the 27th of July, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Night Trap - Interactive movie video game that caused controversy in 1993 for its violent scenes.
  • Mortal Kombat - Arcade fighting game released by Acclaim Entertainment.
  • 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.

17th of October

Events that have occurred on the 17th of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of October, 1992.

  • 9,992 days have passed since this date.
  • 863,312,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of October, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,007,197,800 times.
  • Since the 17th of October, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 445,469,198,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 143,885,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,244,866 steps. That's about 32,998 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,359,749 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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