What Happened on August 6, 1992

Historical Events

Olympic Gold

The US track team sweeps the medals in the long jump at the Barcelona Olympics as Carl Lewis wins gold (28 feet, 5 1/2 inches), Mike Powell silver and Joe Greene bronze

  • Wrestler Bruce Baumgartner becomes the first American to win in three straight Olympics, capturing the gold in the 286-pound freestyle division in Barcelona

Famous Birthdays

  • Liz Cooper, American rock singer-songwriter (Liz Cooper & The Stampede), born in Baltimore, Maryland
1992 Highlights

About August 6, 1992

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Used To Be My Playground - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Rhythm Is A Dancer - Snap