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December 17th, 1992.

December 17th, 1992, was a Thursday. It was day 352 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 4 months and 19 days have passed since December 17th, 1992.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
  • United Kingdom: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York" was at the top of the box office on December 17th, 1992.

Take me back to December 17th, 1992!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 17th, 1992 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. The Christmas season of 1992 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio.

The song I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York 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. It has been officially announced that Prince Charles and Lady Diana have separated. The news has not come as a shock, as it is public knowledge that their relationship had fallen apart and that they were both seeing other people. The legal drama film "A Few Good Men", starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson, has just been released in movie theaters. Meanwhile, "The Muppet Christmas Carol" has also hit the big screen.

Former N.W.A rapper Dr. Dre has just released his debut solo album "The Chronic". The album contains songs such as "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang". On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Wonder Years", "Rugrats", "Batman: The Animated Series" and "Mad About You". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Castlevania IV", "Desert Strike ", "Wolfenstein 3D" and "Ecco the Dolphin".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Pingu", "Saved by the Bell", "Home Improvement" and "Barney & Friends". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Micro Machines, Polly Pocket, Nerf Blaster and Littlest Pet Shop.

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 December 17th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Royal Break-up.

    The media is focusing on Prince Charles' and Lady Diana's public announcement that they are separating after 10 years of marriage.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 28 years, 4 months and 19 days have passed since December 17th, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 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 December 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 724550400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 17th, 1992.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 17th, 1992, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 17th, 1992 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

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.

  • X-Men - Cartoon series.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1992.

  • X-Men: The Animated Series
  • Batman: The Animated Series
  • Barney & Friends
  • The Adventures of Tintin
  • Home Improvement
  • 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
  • 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.

  • The Talkboy
  • 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.

  • Final Fantasy V - The fifth installment in the series.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Platform game developed for the Sega Genesis.
  • 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.
  • Super Castlevania IV - Platform game released for 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 December.

Weather on December 17th, 1992.

Historical weather information for December 17th, 1992.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 39.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

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

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 17th, 1992 was most likely conceived around the 9th of March, 1992.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 17th, 1992 is close to the 26th of September, 1993.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 10,367 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,481 weeks have passed.
  • 895,705,200 seconds have passed since the December 17th, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,044,989,400 times.
  • Since December 17th, 1992, the earth has travelled approximately 462,183,883,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 149,284,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 77,030,647 steps. That's about 34,236 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,748,462 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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