Radio Hits of 1992

1992 Sports

*World Series Champions: Toronto Blue Jays
*Superbowl Champions: Washington Redskins
*NBA Champions: Chicago Bulls
*Stanley Cup Champs: Pittsburgh Penguins
*U.S. Open Golf: Tom Kite
*U.S. Tennis: Stefan Edberg/Monica Seles
*Wimbledon (Men/Women): Andre Agassi/Steffi Graf
*NCAA Football Champions: Alabama
*NCAA Basketball: Duke
*Kentucky Derby: Lil E Tee

Fashion Icons:

Pamela Anderson, Elle Macpherson, Marky Mark Wahlberg, Fabio.

Other Facts (1992)

Compact discs surpass cassette tapes as the preferred medium for recorded music.
*DNA Fingerprinting is Invented.
* Bill Clinton wins the election and becomes President of the U.S..
* The largest Mall in America 'Minnesota's Mall of America' is constructed spanning 78 acres
*Princess Diana and Prince Charles separated and later divorced shortly after his affair with long time love Camilla Parker Bowels was revealed.
*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.
*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).
*Singer Sinead O'Connor best known 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.'
*Johnny Carson hosts The Tonight Show for the last time. He had ruled late-night television for 20 years.
*Popular Movies in 1992: Unforgiven, The Crying Game, Howards End, Sister Act, Aladdin, The Player, Basic Instinct, A League Of Their Own, Wayne's World.
*"Giant sucking sound" - Candidate for Presiden Ross Perot.
*"Friends don’t let friends drive drunk" - U.S. Dept. of Transportation.
*Booty-shaking dancing entered the mainstream with Sir Mixx-a-Lot's Baby Got Back.
*Probably the hippest company founded in 1992 was Tony Hawk and Per Welinder's Birdhouse Skateboards.
*Comedian Sam Kinison was killed when a drunk driver hit his car.
*MTV introduced The Real World reality TV show. Prior to this, the network was known for running music videos only.
*Time Magazine's Man Of The Year: Bill Clinton
*Miss America: Carolyn Sapp (Honolulu, HI)
*Miss USA: Shannon Marketic (California)
*Most Popular Christmas Gifts: Trolls dolls, Super Soaker 100.
What Was On TV:
60 Minutes (CBS), Roseanne (ABC), Home Improvement (ABC), Murphy Brown (CBS), Murder, She Wrote (CBS), Coach (ABC), Cheers (NBC), Full House (ABC), Northern Exposure (CBS), Rescue 911 (CBS).


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Sinead O'Connor, who made the biggest headlines of her career in 1992 when she ripped up a photo of Pope John Paul II on Saturday Night Live and said "fight the real enemy," was speaking out against the current Pope and the epidemic of Catholic clergy sexual abuse scandals and also urging people to fight child abuse.

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