What Happened on June 24, 1992

Historical Events

Music History

Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School (Nassau, Long Island, New York) at 43

  • Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball
  • Eddie Antar, CEO (Crazy Eddies), $74 m stock fraud caught in Israel

Murder of Interest

Mafia boss John Gotti begins life sentence in jail for murder and other crimes

Sports History

NBA Draft: LSU center Shaquille O'Neal first pick by Orlando Magic

1992 History

Famous Birthdays

  • 6lack [Ricardo Valentine Jr.], American rapper (Prblms), born in Baltimore, Maryland
Born in 1992

Famous Deaths

  • Juris Podnieks, Latvian filmmaker (Commandant), drowns while scuba diving at 41
  • Len Darling, Australian cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's), dies at 82
  • Tom Alexander, American model, and actor (Forbidden Dance; Dream A Little Evil), dies of AIDS at 29
  • Tony LeMans [MansFortier], American singer-songwriter(("Cookie Crumbles"), dies in a motorcycle crash at 29

About June 24, 1992

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be There - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Abba-Esque Ep - Erasure