October 20th, 1992, was a Tuesday. It was Day 294 of 1992. The decade was the Nineties.
30 years, 7 months, and 20 days have passed since October 20th, 1992.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.
These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on October 20th, 1992.
A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date:
The top movie on this date was "The Last of the Mohicans".
Let's take a walk down memory lane.
The date is October 20th, 1992, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. 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. There is also a fresh, earthy scent in the air. Halloween of 1992 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations. In America, the song End Of The Road by Boyz II Men is at the 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 the President of the United States, and the movie The Last of the Mohicans is at the top of the box office. John Major is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, most people have never heard of the Internet. A civil war is 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 1980s 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. A war is continuing to rage 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Audrey Hepburn, Thurgood Marshall, Andre the Giant, and Bobby Moore would all still be alive.
On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Murder, She Wrote", "In the Heat of the Night", and "Seinfeld". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "F-16 Combat Pilot", "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past", "Mortal Kombat", and "Night Trap". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Pingu", "Fireman Sam", "The Adventures of Pete & Pete", and "Doug".
Popular toys at the moment include Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), Nerf Blaster, and Mighty Max.
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on October 20th, 1992.
The sports comedy film "The Mighty Ducks" was showing at movie theaters during this time.
The campaign for the United States presidential election of 1992 was in full swing during this time, with Democratic Party candidate Bill Clinton facing off against incumbent President George H. W. Bush.
A war was raging in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Western film "Unforgiven" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1992.
Bill Clinton was named Time Person of the Year in 1992 after he defeated incumbent US President George H. W. Bush.
"Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton won a Grammy for 1992's Song of the Year.
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 Genesis were the dominant video game consoles.
Slap bracelets became the latest fad in the fall of 1990. The bracelets, which were originally sold under the brand name "Slap Wrap", came in various designs and colors.
Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. 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 was largely a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included colored tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon-colored tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts, and ripped jeans.
By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
A hand-held game 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 became a common household item in the mid-1980s. By that stage, prices had started to drop. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.
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Television shows that people were watching in October 1992.
Mad About You
Starring Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser.
Comedian Martin Lawrence plays the role of a radio talk show host.
Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
Step by Step
American television sitcom.
Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
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.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
Married... with Children
Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
Murder, She Wrote
Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
Starring Jeremy Brett.
BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
Only Fools and Horses
British television comedy.
American soap opera.
Last of the Summer Wine
British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
1992 saw the introduction of cars such as the Dodge Intrepid, the Nissan Altima, the Hummer, the Volkswagen Vento, the Ford Mondeo and the Chrysler Concorde.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1992.
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
The Addams Family
The Little Mermaid
Barney & Friends
The Adventures of Tintin
The Ren & Stimpy Show
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
In Living Color
Round the Twist
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Saved by the Bell
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
Garfield and Friends
The Wonder Years
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Adventures of the Little Koala
Married... with Children
The Care Bears
Thomas the Tank Engine
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1992.
Littlest Pet Shop
Teen Talk Barbie
Pogs / Milkcaps
Super Soaker (water gun)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The SEGA Game Gear
G.I. Joe (figures)
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
My Little Pony (figures)
Popular video games that people were playing in October of 1992.
Interactive movie video game that caused controversy in 1993 for its violent scenes.
Arcade fighting game released by Acclaim Entertainment.
Super Mario Kart
Go-kart racing game that was released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing
Boxing game that was released for the Sega Genesis and the Game Gear.
Kirby's Dream Land
Platform game that was released for the Game Boy.
Ecco the Dolphin
Released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Puzzle video game that was released for the NES and the Game Boy.
Road Rash II
Racing and vehicular combat game that was released for the Sega Genesis.
A FPS shooter game that was developed by id Software.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Action-adventure game that was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project
Side-scrolling beat-em-up that was released on the NES.
Shoot 'em up game where the player controls an Apache helicopter.
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.
Futuristic racing game was that was released for the SNES.
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants
Platform video game that was released on multiple consoles.
Action game where the player takes control of a paperboy.
Light gun shooter game.
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 of their early childhood.
If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out October 20th, 1998, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 20th.
Baseball player. Deceased
Born on October 20th, 1931
He turned 61 on this day in 1992.
Historical weather information for October 20th, 1992.
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on October 20th, 1992.
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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