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1992 Trivia

<< - 1991
World Series Champions:
Toronto Blue Jays
Superbowl XXVI Champions:
Washington Redskins
NBA Champions:
Chicago Bulls
Stanley Cup Champs:
Pittsburgh Penguins
U.S. Open Golf:
Tom Kite
U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Stefan Edberg/Monica Seles
Wimbledon (Men/Women):
Andre Agassi/Steffi Graf
NCAA Football Champions:
Alabama
NCAA Basketball Champions:
Duke
Kentucky Derby:
Lil E Tee
The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Angie Everhart, Whitney Houston, Rachel Hunter, Kathy Ireland, Elle Macpherson, Kate Moss, Tatjana Patitz, Claudia Schiffer, Brinke Stevens, Julie Strain, Niki Taylor, Heather Thomas, Christy Turlington
The Heartthrob(s):
Marky Mark Wahlberg, Fabio
"The 1992 Quotes"

"You can't handle the truth!"
- Jack Nicholson, in 'A Few Good Men'

"There's no crying in baseball!"
- Tom Hanks, in 'A League of Their Own'

"Friends donít let friends drive drunk"
- U.S. Dept. of Transportation

"It's the economy, stupid"
"I didn't inhale."
- Candidate for President Bill Clinton

"Giant sucking sound"
- Candidate for Presiden Ross Perot

"Made from the best stuff on Earth"
-Snapple ad

"Can we all just get along?"
-Beating victim (from the LAPD) Rodney King, to help qull the riots taking place in his name.

Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Bill Clinton
Miss America:
Carolyn Sapp (Honolulu, HI)
Miss USA:
Shannon Marketic (California)
The Scandals:

Bad Fashion: Geena Davis at the 2002 Oscars

Woody Allen (age 56) left his long-term partner Mia Farrow after she discovered his secret affair with her adopted daughter, Soon-Yi Previn (age 21).

Marisa Tomai won Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance in My Cousin Vinnie.

Singer Sinead O'Connor best known as a bald singer and for her hit Nothing Compares 2 U, tore up a picture of Pope John Paul II on Saturday Night Live, declaring 'Fight the real enemy.' In 1997, in an interview with the Italian newspaper Vita, the sometimes lapsing Catholic had asked the Holy Father to forgive her. No word if he made such a declaration, but forgiving was included with the Pope's job description, so we assume he did.

Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher shot the wife of her lover, Joey Buttafuocco (pronounced Butt-a-foo-co), Mary Jo Buttafuocco in the face. Mary Jo survived and later divorced her husband.

Booty-shaking dancing entered the mainstream with Sir Mixx-a-Lot's Baby Got Back

Princess Diana and Prince harles separated and later divorced shortly after his affair with long time love Camilla Parker Bowels was revealed.
Comedian Automobile Death: Sam Kinison (drunk driver hit his car)

Nerd News:

Paul Lynck (Great Britain) did 124 push-ups with one finger.

The hippest company founded in 1992 was probably Tony Hawk and Per Welinder's Birdhouse Skateboards.

MTV introduced The Real World reality TV show.
Prior to this, the network was known for running music videos, believe it or not.

Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1992: $850,000

The Habit:
Reading The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
1st appearances & 1992's Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Trolls dolls, Super Soaker 100
The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
1. Aladdin
2. Home Alone 2: Lost In New York
3. Batman Returns
4. Lethal Weapon 3
5. A Few Good Men
6. Sister Act
7. The Bodyguard
8. Wayne's World
9. Basic Instinct
10. A League Of Their Own
1992 Most Popular TV shows:
1. 60 Minutes (CBS)
2. Roseanne (ABC)
3. Home Improvement (ABC)
4. Murphy Brown (CBS)
5. Murder, She Wrote (CBS)
6. Coach (ABC)
7. Cheers (NBC)
8. Full House (ABC)
9. Northern Exposure (CBS)
10. Rescue 911 (CBS)

The biggest Pop Artists of 1992 include:
Bobby Brown, Boyz II Men, Ce Ce Peniston, Celine Dion, Color Me Badd, Elton John, En Vogue, Genesis, Gerald Levert, Guns N'Roses, Hammer, Jodeci, Kris Kross, Luther Vandross, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, Michael Bolton, Michael Jackson, Mr. Big, Prince, R. Kelly, Ralph Tresvant, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Shabba Ranks, Shanice, Tevin Campbell, TLC, U2, Vanessa Williams, Whitney Houston

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)

The Number One Hits Of 1992:
December 7, 1991 - January 24, 1992: Michael Jackson - Black Or White

January 25, 1992 - January 31, 1992: Color Me Badd - All 4 Love

February 1, 1992 - February 7, 1992: George Michael & Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me

February 8, 1992 - February 28, 1992: Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

February 29, 1992 - March 20, 1992: Mr. Big - To Be With You

March 21, 1992 - April 24, 1992: Vanessa Williams - Save the Best for Last

April 25, 1992 - June 19, 1992: Kris Kross - Jump

June 20, 1992 - July 3, 1992: Mariah Carey - I'll Be There

July 4, 1992 - August 7, 1992: Sir Mix-A-Lot - Baby Got Back

August 8, 1992 - August 14, 1992: Madonna - This Used To Be My Playground

August 15, 1992 - November 13, 1992: Boyz II Men - End Of The Road

November 14, 1992 - November 27, 1992: The Heights - How Do You Talk To An Angel

November 28, 1992 - March 5, 1993: Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You