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George H.W. Bush 41st President of the United States Served from Jan. 20, 1989 to Jan. 20, 1993

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“I’m going to be so much better a president for having been at the CIA that you’re not going to believe it.” — George H.W. Bush

1992 Dodge Viper

AVERAGE COST OF LIVING

•  Space  Shuttle Endeavor’s successful maiden voyage

Sports

•  Superbowl: Washington over Buffalo, 37-24 •  NBA Finals: Chicago Bulls defeat Portland Trail Blazers, 4-2

Dan Quayle 44th Vice President of the United States Served from Jan. 20, 1989 to Jan. 20, 1993

World news

•  Yitzhak Rabin comes to power in  forts of UN weapons inspectors Israel promising to pursue peace talks •  UK rioting by local youths  with PLO breaks out in Bristol •  U.S. and UN intervention in So•  Privatization in Russia of state  malia with Operation Restore Hope to owned businesses to the population end famine and civil war is a major success •  Bosnia Herzegovina declares in•  Following the public outdependence cry over royal spending, the •  Earth Summit  Queen of England will now held in Brazil pay income tax and the •  Signing of  number of royals rethe Maastricht ceiving tax payer Treaty which money will defounded the Eucrease ropean Union •  Fire  •  Gas in sewer  damages for explodes in Guaa major part of opensna ’s d l dalajara, Mexico, a i Windsor Castle n h o C McD iness in killing 215 •  Summer  bus •  First McDonOlympics begin in Barcelona alds open sin Bei•  Overthrow of communist governjing, China ment in Afghanistan * Hindu militants tear down the •  Winter Olympics held in AlbertBabri Mosque in Ayodhya and during ville, France rioting, 2000 lives are lost •  South Africans vote for political  •  Euro Disney opens in France reforms to end apartheid •  Iraq continues to hamper the ef-

ern Iraq authorized by UN •  Largest shopping  mall in America, Minnesota’s Mall of America, constructed spanning 78 acres •  Rioting breaks out in L.A. foland create a power-sharing, multilowing the acquittal of racial government four white police officers accused of beating black U.S. news motorist Rod•  Ross Perot announces  ney King bid in presidential race •  Abortion  •  Mafia boss John Gotti  rights activists is sentence to life in march in Washington prison after being •  Mike Tyson convicted  found guilty of conof the rape of Miss Black spiracy to commit Rhode Island, Desiree murder and rackNicotine Patch Washington eteering Introduced •  Two of the strongest  •  Hurricane Anearthquakes ever to hit drew hits South Florida California strike in the desert area •  TWA declares bankruptcy  east of L.A. •  UN refuses to sign the UN Con•  Georgia Superdome is completed vention on Climate Change and Bio•  NAFTA is signed logical Diversity in Rio de Janeiro •  27th Amendment to the Constitu- Technology tion ratified •  Windows 3.1 released by  •  FDA urges stopping the use of  Microsoft silicone gel breast implants •  Microsoft Works released •  No-fly zone in place over south•  AT&T releases video telephone ($1,499) •  The first nicotine patch is introduced to help stop smoking

AT&T Video Phone

Popular culture

•  A telephone conversation is recorded between an unknown woman (Diana, Princess of Wales) talking to an unknown man about her unhappy marriage

BORN THIS YEAR: Above right: Kate Upton, model. Above left: Kyrie Irving, basketball player; Taylor Lautner, actor; Tyler James Williams, actor; Demi Lovato, singer

Popular movies

•  Aladdin •  Home Alone 2: Lost in New York •  Batman Returns •  Lethal Weapon 3 •  A Few Good Men •  Sister Act •  The Bodyguard •  Wayne’s World •  Basic Instinct •  Unforgiven •  Honey, I Blew Up The Kid •  Reservoir Dogs

Popular music

•  “End of the Road,” Boyz II Men •  “Baby Got Back,” Sir Mix-a-Lot •  “Jump,” Kris Kross •  “Save The Best for  Last,” Vanessa Williams •  “Baby-Baby-Baby,” 

TLC •  “Tears in Heaven,” Eric Clapton •  “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna  Get It),” En Vogue •  “Under The Bridge,” Red Hot  Chili Peppers •  “I’m Too Sexy,” Right Said Fred •  “Black or White,” Michael Jackson •  “Achy Breaky Heart,” Billy Ray  Cyrus •  “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Queen * “One,” U2 •  “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” Bonnie Raitt

Income per year ... $30,030 Minimum wage .......... $4.25 New house ........ $144,100 Monthly rent ................ $519 New car ................ $16,950 Gallon of gas .............. $1.05 Dozen eggs ................... 93¢ Gallon of milk .............. $2.78 Loaf of bread .............. $1.60 First-class stamp .......... 29¢ Movie ticket ................ $4.15

TV shows

•  Martin •  Highlander •  Picket Fences •  Red Shoe Diaries •  The Larry Sanders Show •  Dateline NBC

Born this year

•  Selena Gomez, singer •  Miley Cyrus, singer •  Josh Hutcherson, actor •  Nick Jonas, singer •  Neymar, soccer player

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Remember When 1992  

What life was like and what things cost in 1992.

Remember When 1992  

What life was like and what things cost in 1992.