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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  – 1990s –  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1989 1990 199119921993 1994 1995

1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar.

Deaths

January – March

Judith Anderson 1934-09-11
Judith Anderson 1897-1992
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Menachem Begin 1913-1992
Marlene Dietrich (26)
Marlene Dietrich 1901-1992

April – June

July – September

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Robert Muldoon 1921-1992

October – December

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Willy Brandt 1913-1992
Albert King
Albert King 1923-1992

Births

January – March

April – June

Amy Diamond Rangsby

July – September

October – December

Events

January

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Boutros Boutros-Ghali becomes UN Secretary-General.

February

March

April

May

  • May – The 1st EJCF was held in Basel. It is a great success and will be held every three years (the next time was in 1995).
  • May 10Sweden wins the Ice Hockey World Championship in Prague.
  • May 23 – A Mafia bomb kills Italian anti-Mafia judge Giovanni Falcone.

June

July

August

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The aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in Lakes by the Bay, Florida

September

October

November

December

Culture

Nobel Prizes

Movies released

TV Shows

  • November 28 – Gumby is aired "Dolly for Minga", "The Lost Arrow" and "Clay Trix".

Video Games

Hit songs

New books

  • All Around the TownMary Higgins Clark
  • Anvil of StarsGreg Bear
  • The Bridges of Madison CountyRobert James Waller
  • The Children of Men – P.D. James
  • The Crow RoadIain Banks
  • The Dark-thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural – Patricia McKissack
  • Dolores ClaiborneStephen King
  • The English PatientMichael Ondaatje
  • Flour BabiesAnne Fine
  • Frog in Winter – Max Velthujis
  • Gerald's GameStephen King
  • Hjärtans fröjd (Heart's Delight) – Per Nilsson
  • JazzToni Morrison
  • JewelsDanielle Steel
  • Les derniers Géants (The Last Giants) – François Place
  • Leviathan (Auster novel) – Paul Auster
  • Looking for Alibrandi – Melina Marchetta
  • Lords and LadiesTerry Pratchett
  • Maisy Goes to Playschool – Lucy Cousins
  • Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus – John Gray
  • Missing May – Cynthia Rylant
  • Mixed BlessingsDanielle Steel
  • Monster Blood – R.L. Stine
  • Only You Can Save MankindTerry Pratchett
  • Owl Babies – Martin Waddell, illustrated by Patrick Benson
  • Paddy ClarkeRoddy Doyle
  • Pagan's CrusadeCatherine Jinks
  • The Pelican BriefJohn Grisham
  • The Queen and ISue Townsend
  • Secrets of Love Magick – Gerina Dunwich
  • See Ya, Simon – David Hill
  • Shampoo Planet – Douglas Coupland
  • Silent Passage – Gail Sheehy
  • Small GodsTerry Pratchett
  • Somewhere in the DarknessWalter Dean Myers
  • The Stars Shine DownSidney Sheldon
  • Stay Out of the Basement – R.L. Stine
  • The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales – Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith
  • The Tale of the Body Thief – Anne Rice
  • Tales from Firozsha Baag – Rohinton Mistry
  • T'choupi – Thierry Courtin
  • There Will Be Wolves – Karleen Bradford
  • The Thief of AlwaysClive Barker
  • Transit – Ben Aaronovitch
  • The Trial of Madame Caillaux – Edward Berenson
  • The ValkyriesPaulo Coelho
  • Waiting to Exhale – Terry McMillan
  • Welcome to Dead House – R.L. Stine
  • What Hearts – Bruce Brooks
  • Where's My Teddy? – Jez Alborough
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