December 31st, 1992

December 31st, 1992, fell on a Thursday. It was day 366 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 3 months and 21 days have passed since December 31st, 1992.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 31st, 1992:

  • The Czech Republic and Slovakia are created after Czechoslovakia is peacefully dissolved.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 31st, 1992:

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

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "A Few Good Men" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 31st, 1992 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. It's News Years Eve and everyone is looking forward to what the year 1993 will bring them.

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 A Few Good Men 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 soccer, Dutch striker Marco van Basten has recently won the 1992 Ballon d'Or. van Basten beat out contenders such as Hristo Stoichkov and Dennis Bergkamp. The film "Scent of a Woman", starring Al Pacino, has just been released in movie theaters.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "The Wonder Years", "Quantum Leap" and "Home Improvement". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "F-16 Combat Pilot", "Ecco the Dolphin", "Mortal Kombat" and "Final Fantasy V". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "Rugrats" and "Home Improvement".

Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)", "Nerf Blaster" and "Mighty Max".


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 December 31st, 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, 3 months and 21 days have passed since December 31st, 1992.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 53 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 31st, 1992, will be 28 years of age.
  • People born in 1992 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 725760000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 31st, 1992:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 31st, 1992, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 31st, 1992 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • 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.

1992 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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

1992 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1992:

  • 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
  • Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Video Games

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

  • 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 noteable people who were born on the 31st of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of December:

  • New Year's Eve

Weather

Weather information for December 31st, 1992:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 45.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 21.08cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.44 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on December 31st, 1992?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 31st, 1992?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 31st, 1992 was probably conceived around the 23rd of March, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 31st, 1992 is the 10th of October, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 31st, 1992.

  • 10,339 days have passed since this date.
  • 893,286,000 seconds have passed since the December 31st, 1992.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,042,167,000 times.
  • Since December 31st, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 460,935,576,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 148,881,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 76,822,596 steps. That's about 34,143 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,719,432 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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