1992

1992: Top Songs, Movies, TV Shows, Sporting Events, World Events And More

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Climbing the ladder of time, we’re now in 1992. Take a look back at all the amazing things that happened back in the year and then think of how many of those are still part of our lives today. How many aren’t?

Check out everything that was from this decade, year by year – from the sporting events to world events, the top TV shows, songs, movies and more.

As you’re going back in time, think about some of the things in our lives today that you don’t see appearing here because they didn’t exist yet. Then, think about how many of those things we use, hear about or are part of our lives today were introduced in this year or the decade. Progress is amazing.

Let us know some of the things that come to mind below.

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TOP SONGS
1. Just Another Day – Jon Secada
2. To Be With You – Mr. Big
3. Live And Learn – Joe Public
4. I Can’t Dance – Genesis
5. Baby Got Back – Sir Mix-A-Lot
6. How Do You Talk To An Angel – The Heights
7. Jump – Kriss Kross
8. Masterpiece – Atlantic Star
9. Tell Me What You Want Me To Do – Tevin Campbell
10. I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred

TOP ALBUMS
Diamonds and Pearls – Prince
How Can I Ease the Pain – Lisa Fischer
I will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
Just Another Day – Jon Secada
Losing My Religion – R.E.M.
Something to Talk About – Bonnie Raitt

GRAMMY WINNERS
Album of the Year: Unplugged, Eric Clapton
Best New Artist: Arrested Development
Best Pop Duo or Group: “Beauty and the Beast,” Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson
Best Pop Female Vocal: “Constant Craving,” k.d. lang
Best Pop Male Vocal: “Tears in Heaven,” Eric Clapton
Best Rock Duo or Group: Achtung Baby, U2
Best Rock Female Vocal: “Ain’t It Heavy,” Melissa Etheridge
Best Rock Male Vocal: Unplugged, Eric Clapton
Best Rock Song: “Layla,” Eric Clapton
Record of the Year: “Tears in Heaven,” Eric Clapton
Song of the Year: “Tears in Heaven,” Eric Clapton

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Van Halen – Right Now

TOP MOVIES
1. Aladdin BV $217,350,219
2. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Fox $173,585,516
3. Batman Returns WB $162,831,698
4. Lethal Weapon 3 WB $144,731,527
5. A Few Good Men Col. $141,340,178
6. Sister Act BV $139,605,150
7. The Bodyguard WB $121,945,720
8. Wayne’s World Par. $121,697,323
9. Basic Instinct TriS $117,727,224
10. A League of Their Own Sony $107,533,928

OTHER RELEASES
A River Runs Through It / Aliens 3 / Freejack / Glengarry Glen Ross / My Cousin Vinny
Passenger 57 / Patriot Games / Scent Of A Woman / Sneakers / The Crying Game / The Player
The Last Of The Mohicans / Under Siege / White Men Cant’ Jump

ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS
Best Actor: Al Pacino: Scent of a Woman
Best Actress: Emma Thompson: Howards End
Best Director: Clint Eastwood: Unforgiven
Best Picture: Clint Eastwood: Unforgiven
Best Supporting Actor: Gene Hackman: Unforgiven
Best Supporting Actress: Marisa Tomei: My Cousin Vinny

TOP TV SHOWS
60 Minutes / Roseanne / Home Improvement / Murphy Brown / Murder She Wrote / Cheers / Full House
NFL Monday Night Football / Northern Exposure / Rescue: 911 / 20/20 / The CBS Tuesday Night Movie
Love & War / Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air / Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper / The Jackie Thomas Show
Evening Shade / Hearts Afire / Unsolved Mysteries

EMMY AWARD WINNERS
Drama
Best Drama – Picket Fences (CBS)
Best Actor – Tom Skerritt, Picket Fences
Best Actress – Kathy Baker, Picket Fences
Supporting Actor – Chad Lowe, Life Goes On
Supporting Actress – Mary Alice, I’ll Fly Away

Comedy
Best Comedy – Seinfeld (NBC)
Best Actor – Ted Danson, Cheers
Best Actress – Roseanne Arnold, Roseanne
Supporting Actor – Michael Richards, Seinfeld
Supporting Actress – Laurie Metcalf, Roseanne
Best Variety- Saturday Night Live (NBC)

SPORTS
Kentucky Derby Winner: Lil E. Tee Jockey: P. Day Trainer: L. Whiting

Football
Superbowl XXVII : DALLAS 52 – Buffalo 17

Pro MVP: Steve Young, San Francisco, QB

College Football: Alabama

Heisman Trophy: Gino Torretta, Miami-FL, QB

Rose Bowl: Michigan 38, Washington 31
Orange Bowl: Florida St. 27, Nebraska 14
Cotton Bowl: Notre Dame 28, Texas A&M 3
Sugar Bowl: Alabama 34, Miami-FL 13

Basketball
NBA Championship
Winner: CHICAGO 4-2 (WLWLWW) – Coach: Phil Jackson
Opposing Team: Portland – Coach: Rick Adelman

NBA MVP: Michael Jordan, Chicago, G Ave Score: 30.1

NCAA National Champions: Duke 34-2 – Coach: Mike Krzyzewski

Baseball
World Series
Winner: Toronto 4-2 (LWWWLW) – Coach: Cito Gaston
Opposing Team: ATLANTA BRAVES – Coach: Bobby Cox

National League
MVP: Barry Bonds, Pit – OF
Rookie of the Year: Eric Karros, LA – 1B

American League
MVP: Dennis Eckersley, Oak – P
Rookie of the Year: Pat Listach, Mil – SS

TOP NEWS STORIES
US Reports First Decline In Economy Since 1982

Unemployment Is 7.1% Highest In Five Years

Acquittal Of Officers In Rodney King Beating Sparks Riots, 52 Die

Riot Damage Reaches Over one Billion Dollars

Mob Boss John Gotti Is Convicted Of Racketeering

Mike Tyson Sentenced To Six Years For Rape

Testimony Of right-hand Man Salvatore “The Bull” Gravano is Key To Gotti Conviction

US Sends Food And Troops To Aid Famine Relief In Somolia

Evidence OF Serb Atrocities Of Rape And “Ethnic Cleansing” Uncovered.

Running for President, H. Ross Perot sucks 23 million people in to watch his ‘lectures’

Colgate standup toothpaste, the Intel 486 chip and “New age” clear beverages (Coke & Pepsi) are all new this year.

Madonna’s book “Sex” grosses $25 million its first week of sales.

Ad for Rollerblade: “Act your shoe size, not your age.”

Clinton plays the saxophone on the Arsenio Hall Show.

Snapple becomes an overnight sensation

Quote: “I didn’t inhale” (Clinton)

Johnny Carson’s last show draws a record 55 million viewers.

Riddick Bowe wins in a decision Evander Holyfield for the Heavyweight title and

Andre Agassi wins at Wimbledon.

President: George Bush
Vice President: Dan Quayle

Population: 254,994,517
Life expectancy: 75.8 years

Dow-Jones
High: 3,413
Low: 3,137

Federal spending: $1380.86 billion
Federal debt: $4002.1 billion
Inflation: 3%
Consumer Price Index: 140.3
Unemployment: 6.8%

Prices
Cost of a new home: $144,100.00
Cost of a new car: $
Median Household Income: $30,636.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.29
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.13
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.93
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $2.78

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