What Happened on January 19, 1992

Historical Events

  • Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $23.5 million
  • Cy Coleman and David Zippel's musical "City of Angels" closes at the Virginia Theater, NYC, after 879 performances, winning 6 Tony and 8 Drama Desk Awards
  • IBM announces a nearly $5B loss for 1992

Pro Wrestling

Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble

Film & TV History

Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ

1992 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Logan Lerman, American actor, born in Beverly Hills, California
  • Mac Miller [Malcolm McCormick], American rapper and music producer ("Best Day Ever"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Shawn Johnson, American artistic gymnast, born in Des Moines, Iowa
Born in 1992

Famous Deaths

  • Manabendra Mukhopadhyay, Bengali singer and composer (Ei Ganga ei Padda), dies at 60

About January 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All 4 Love - Color Me Badd
  • UK #1 Song: Goodnight Girl - Wet Wet Wet