What Happened on October 5, 1992

Historical Events

Historic Event

1st overturn of a George H. W. Bush veto (cable bill)

  • NY senator Alphonse D'Amato filibusters for 15 hours 20 mins
  • US Air goes on strike

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis "Cees" Berkhouwer, Dutch politician (VVD), dies
  • Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations, 1960-71 - "I Can't Get Next To You"; "Just My Imagination"), dies of lung cancer at 52
  • Paul Acket, Dutch music promoter and impresario (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies of lung cancer at 69
1992 Highlights

About October 5, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Ebeneezer Goode - Shamen