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Movie history events from 1992

Jacob Sterling brings home a possessed clock from Amityville. (Burlwood, CA) (Amityville 1992: It's About Time)

Detective Nick Curran investigates a murder in which the victim is killed exactly as described in the novel "Love Hurts" by Catherine Trammell. (San Francisco, Ca.) (Basic Instinct)

Despite growing up poor and in a rough neighborhood, Tre Styles goes to college and makes something of his life. (Los Angeles) (Boyz n the Hood)

Brassed Off. (Brassed Off)

Buffy, the vampire slayer, defeats vampire king Lothos. (Los Angeles, California) (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Helen Lyle encounters the Candyman. (Chicago, Illinois) (Candyman)

The original negative of "Alfred Packer: The Musical" is rediscovered. (Cannibal! The Musical)

Ronald Tyler is born. (Child's Play 3)

Cateleya Restrepo's parents Fabio and Alicia are gunned down by drug dealers in Bogota, Columbia. Cateleya goes to Chicago to live with her uncle, Emilio. (Colombiana)

Dark Blue. (Dark Blue)

President Bill Mitchell goes into a coma during a tryst; Bob Alexander arranges for Dave Kovik, who looks like the president, to impersonate him. (Dave)

William Hayes comes to New York to begin work in the Clinton presidential campaign. (New York) (Definitely, Maybe)

Ricky Lapinski is born. (New York City, New York) (Double Whammy)

Godzilla fights King Ghidorah and destroys Tokyo. (Tokyo) (Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah)

Brent Gage becomes a memebr of the Frequent Sleepers Club. (Hacienda Courts) (The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard)

Deborah Myers commits suicide. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween)

A reward for Hannibal's capture and arrest is warrented. (Hannibal)

Ben is born. (New Orleans, Louisiana) (Hatchet)

Jacob Kell destroys Connor MacLeod's apartment, killing Connor's friend Rachel and causing Connor to retreat into The Sanctuary. (New York) (Highlander: Endgame)

Andi is born. (Hotel for Dogs)

Peaceful Oasis is opened. (The Incredible Burt Wonderstone)

Neha Patel, Stuart Twombly, and Yo-Yo Santos are born. (The Internship)

Jack Starks dies. (The Jacket)

Danny Maccabee, now a plastic surgeon, picks up a UCLA girl at a bar. (Los Angeles, California) (Just Go with It)

Lethal Weapon 3. (Lethal Weapon 3)

An unconscious CIA agent, Charli Baltimore, washes ashore after being left for dead by Timothy & One-eyed Jack; she would wake two months later, pregnant & having no clue who she is. (New Jersey coast) (The Long Kiss Goodnight)

Ian Malcolm stops Ingen from taking dinosaurs for another Jurassic park in San Diego. (Isla Surna (Site B)) (The Lost World: Jurassic Park)

Strickler's disease first diagnosed. (New York) (Mimic)

Liu Kang defeats Goro and Shang Tsung in Mortal Kombat and saves Earthrealm, for now. (outworld) (Mortal Kombat)

Marjane marries Reza. (Teheran, Iran) (Persepolis)

Joseph Keenan becomes an ATF agent. (Dallas, Texas) (Red State)

Arthur Gray is born. (RoboCop)

Edward Alcorn is born. (RoboCop)

James Carter goes on vacation. (Rush Hour)

A day-dreaming kid named Barry teams up with Chuck Norris and wins the karate tournament. (Texas) (Sidekicks)

Darcy and Rachel share Ethan at the sixth grade dance. (Something Borrowed)

Khan Noonien Singh, the product of genetic engineering and eugenics experiments, assumes dictatorial control over one quarter of the planet Earth, from South Asia to the Middle East. (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)

Donny Berger appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. (That's My Boy)

Michael Raynor arrives from 2022 to prevent an alien invasion of Earth. (Time Runner)

Gordon tells his daughters Amy and Kim that he and their mother are getting divorced and that monogamous relationships are bad. (New York City) (Trainwreck)

George H.W. Bush is voted out of the White House. (W.)

Tom, Jerry, Dan, and Billy graduate high school. (Without a Paddle)

January: Billy's letter for his mom's birthday is sent by Goon. (Buffalo, New York) (Buffalo '66)

Saturday 4th January: Two college students, Robert Gambini & Stan Rothenstein, are arrested for murder; with the aid of Gambini's lawyer cousin, Vincent, the DA would later drop all charges. (Beechum County, Al) (My Cousin Vinny)

Saturday 4th January: Alex Murphy is born September 3rd 1992 Detroit michigan (Detroit michigan) (RoboCop)

Monday 6th January: Jurgen Grieger pours superglue down Konrad's pants. (Germany) (Night of the Living Dorks)

Sunday 12th January: HAL 9000, Artificial Intelligence Computer System, becomes operational. (2001: A Space Odyssey)

Sunday 12th January: Good afternoon, gentlemen. I am a HAL 9000 computer. I became operational at the H.A.L. plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you'd like to hear it I can sing it for you... (Urbana Illinois) (2001: A Space Odyssey)

Sunday 12th January: Newspaper says Wednesday January 12th, 1992 and has the headline, "Mutilated hands uncovered NEAR BOSTON HARBOR." (Boston, Massachusetts) (Taking Lives)

Sunday 2nd February: Weatherman Phil Connors kills himself, rescues strangers, steals the groundhog, and eventually seduces his producer boss. (Punxsatawney, PA) (Groundhog Day)

Sunday 2nd February: The murder trial begins for Robert Gambini and Stan Rothenstein. (Beechum County, Alabama) (My Cousin Vinny)

Monday 3rd February: Weatherman Phill Connors ceases to repeat Groundhog Day and wakes up in the morning of the most beautiful day of his life. (Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania) (Groundhog Day)

Tuesday 4th February: Alex Murphy is born September 3rd 1992 Detroit Michigan (Detroit michigan) (RoboCop)

Friday 14th February: Chris Brander sends fellow freshman Jamie Palamino a dozen red roses. (New Jersey) (Just Friends)

March: Lacey, daughter of Joey and Lucy, is born. (Chicago, Illinois) (Couples Retreat)

Saturday 7th March: Dana Scully and Fox Mulder start work on their first X File (The X-Files Movie)

April: Dante Hicks and Julie Dwyer break-up after Julie's parents catch Dante going down on their daughter. (Clerks)

Friday 3rd April: Alex Murphy is born September 3rd 1992 detroit michigan (Detroit michigan) (RoboCop)

Sunday 5th April: Brian Spilner speeds. (2 Fast 2 Furious)

Wednesday 8th April: Brian Spilner speeds. (2 Fast 2 Furious)

Tuesday 28th April: Jim Gallien gives Chris “Alex” McCandless a ride from Fairbanks to the head of the Stampede Trail. Gallien would be the last person to see McCandless alive. (Alaska) (Into the Wild)

May: Dave Lockwood graduates from high school. (The Change-Up)

May: Wandering in the wilderness, Christopher Supertramp finds a bus. (Alaska) (Into the Wild)

Wednesday 13th May: Grace Ann Bennett is born. (Texas) (Monte Carlo)

Wednesday 20th May: Amy Fisher, the so-called "Long Island Lolita," is arrested for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco on the front porch of her home. (Massapequa, New York) (Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story)

Monday 25th May: Jay Leno's first episode as permanent host of "The Tonight Show". (The Late Shift)

June: Goon sends Billy's letter. (Buffalo, New York) (Buffalo '66)

June: David Egan graduates from high school. (Southport, North Carolina) (I Know What You Did Last Summer)

June: David Egan graduates from high school. (Southport, North Carolina) (I Know What You Did Last Summer)

Tuesday 9th June: Chris “Alex” McCandless kills a moose. In a few days, the meat is rotten and overcome by maggots. (Alaska) (Into the Wild)

July: Robert G. Durant comes out of a coma and is defeated by Darkman again. (Darkman II: The Return of Durant)

Tuesday 18th August: Christopher Supertramp dies, in a deserted bus in the middle of nowhere. (Alaska) (Into the Wild)

Wednesday 19th August: Anton Gorodetsky visits Darya Schultz, a Dark Other, who tricks him into thinking his baby is not his. A team of Light Others burst in and Anton goes into The Gloom, emerging a Light Other. (Moscow, Russia) (Night Watch)

September: Dave Lockwood starts attending Princeton University. (Princeton, New Jersey) (The Change-Up)

September: Using a map found in Curly's hat, Mitch Robbins, Phil Berquist, and Glenn Robbins look for gold. (Nevada) (City Slickers 2)

Tuesday 1st September: Harry Potter starts second year at Hogwarts. (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone)

Sunday 6th September: Marine PFC William Santiago is murdered. (Guantanamo Bay, Cuba) (A Few Good Men)

Sunday 6th September: Christopher McCandless’ body is found by moose hunters. (Alaska) (Into the Wild)

Friday 18th September: Alexander Pierce attends a joint congressional committee meeting. (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)

Saturday 19th September: Christopher Supertramp's ashes are carried in a rucksack by his sister from Alaska to his family home on the east coast. (Alaska) (Into the Wild)

Monday 28th September: Jesse hoover hikes along the coastline with her sister Lisa. (Maine) (Offspring)

Tuesday 29th September: Jesse goes out on her own against Lisa's advice. (Maine) (Offspring)

Thursday 1st October: A newspaper article titled "ST. JOHN HIKER REPORTED MISSING" is published. (Offspring)

Saturday 10th October: Outgoing calls take place. (Guantanamo Bay, Cuba) (A Few Good Men)

Wednesday 14th October: Oakland Athletics make it to ALCS elimination game. (Moneyball)

Tuesday 27th October: Godefroy "the Hardy" de Papincourt, Comte de Montmirail, a medieval knight to Louis VI le Gros, and his squire, Jacquouille la Fripouille, are mistakenly transported from the 11th century to modern day France via an incantation and a wizard's poorly blended potion. Upon their arrival, they attack and destroy a taxi, steal a horse, bathe in Chanel No. 5 and are mistaken for crazy relatives by Countess B (France) (Les Visiteurs)

Saturday 31st October: Dylan goes as Kris Kross for Halloween. (Los Angeles, California) (Friends with Benefits)

November: Costa is born around this time if what he told the cops was true. (North Pasadena, California) (Project X)

November: Frank Slade and Charlie Simms go on a trip to New York, to stay at the Waldorf Astoria (New York) (Scent of a Woman)

Monday 23rd November: Michael Lee Bradshaw is born. (Rennie's Landing)

December: Max Shreck backs a recall on the mayoral election, with Oswald Cobblepot as his candidate; their plan is foiled when Batman exposes Cobblepot as the crime boss known as the Penguin. (Gotham City, USA) (Batman Returns)

December: Human civilization is devastated by nuclear war. (Battle for the Planet of the Apes)

December: Goon mails Billy's Christmas letter. (Buffalo, New York) (Buffalo '66)

December: Clark Kent stops a bus full of students from drowning. (Smallville, Kansas) (Man of Steel)

Friday 4th December: U.S. President George H. Bush orders 28,000 troops to Somalia. (Black Hawk Down)

Saturday 26th December: Jack Starks comes round and realises he must stop his own death within a few days. (The Jacket)

Sunday 27th December: A newspaper says Samedi (Saturday) December 27, 1992 and contains the headline, "DECOUVRE UN ASSASSINER ASPHYXIE A LA GAROTTE." (Quebec) (Taking Lives)

Sunday 27th December: A newspaper says Samedi (Saturday) December 27, 1992 and contains the headline, "DECOUVRE UN ASSASSINER ASPHYXIE A LA GAROTTE." (Quebec) (Taking Lives)


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