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October 17th, 1992.

October 17th, 1992, was a Saturday. It was day 291 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 7 months and 2 days have passed since October 17th, 1992.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On this day.

What happened on October 17th, 1992?

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

Music charts.

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

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

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Last of the Mohicans" was at the top of the box office on October 17th, 1992.

Take me back to October 17th, 1992!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 17th, 1992 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. 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, Sleeping Satellite by Tasmin Archer is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Last of the Mohicans 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. In the United States, the campaign for the 1992 presidential election is in full swing, with Democratic Party nominee Bill Clinton taking on Republican incumbent George H. W. Bush. A new horror movie called "Candyman" has just been released in movie theaters.

Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor is continuing to receive backlash over her decision to rip up a photograph of the Pope on Saturday Night Live earlier this month. At a tribute concert for Bob Dylan, O'Connor is booed by many members of the audience. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Quantum Leap", "Seinfeld" and "Family Matters". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past", "Super Castlevania IV" and "Civilization".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Adventures of the Little Koala", "Fireman Sam", "Noozles" and "Rosie and Jim". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as My Little Pony (figures), Sylvanian Families, Micro Machines and G.I. Joe (figures).

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 October 17th, 1992.

  • 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

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • 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?

    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.

    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.

    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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1992.

  • Bill Clinton.

    Bill Clinton was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1992.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 28 years, 7 months and 2 days have passed since October 17th, 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 October 17th, 1992, will be 28 years of age.
  • Generation: 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 October 17th, 1992.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 17th, 1992, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 17th, 1992 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on October 17th, 1992.

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

Popular toys and games in 1992.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Game Boy
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 17th of October.

Weather on October 17th, 1992.

Historical weather information for October 17th, 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.

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

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 17th, 1992.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 17th, 1992 was most likely conceived around the 8th of January, 1992.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 17th, 1992 is close to the 27th of July, 1993.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 10,441 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,491 weeks have passed.
  • 902,102,400 seconds have passed since the October 17th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,052,452,800 times.
  • Since October 17th, 1992, the earth has travelled approximately 465,484,838,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 150,350,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 77,580,806 steps. That's about 34,480 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,825,229 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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