Dateline: Events/Week of July 1, 1992 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
In The News
The world’s seven largest economic powers gather in Munich in the G-7 summit. Attending – President Bush, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and others. Not much was done the first day.
Mayor David Dinkins calls for calm after residents protesting a fatal police shooting in their neighborhood, set fires, tossed bottles from rooftops and fired at police.
Vaclav Havel is voted out of his Czechoslovak presidency. He was the leader of the country’s 1989 democratic revolution.
In Little Rock- Vice President Dan Quayle called Bill Clinton’s economic plan a “pipe dream” that failed to adequately address the root of the nation’s economic problems.
President Bush reiterated this week – his belief that Roe vs. Wade should be overturned.
Bad news as unemployment hits 7.8%.
Another S&L failure as the Feds seize Homefed Bank – the nation’s eighth-largest thrift.
Sen, Edward Kennedy weds Washington lawyer Victoria Anne Reggie in a small civil ceremony attended by 30 close friends.
Sidney J. Reso, the Exxon executive who died in captivity after being kidnapped from his New Jersey home – was buried in his hometown.
Willie Williams is sworn-in as Los Angeles police chief.
Sports news – July 1, 1992
Andre Agasi wins Wimbledon and gets his first Grand Slam.
Mike Tyson drops out of school at the Indiana prison where he is severing a six-year sentence for rape..
Business/Economy news – July 1, 1992
Equifax agrees to reform in its credit reports – improve its accuracy and provide reports to consumers for no more than $8.
Entertainment/movie news – July 1, 1992
Movie maker Francis Ford Coppola files for chapter 11 bk reorganization – and it’s the third time he’s done so. It all began with the costly flop – “One From the Heart.” Back in 1982. Through a series if financial transactions triggered by the failure of the movie, he owes his longtime partner and co-producer Fred Roos - $71 million.
Music news – July 1, 1992
Oliver North, former National Security Council aide calls on governors in all 50 states to bring criminal proceedings against Time Warner Inc. for distribution Ice-T’s “Cop Killer.”
Television news – July 1, 1992
Hee Haw marks its 25th anniversary in a special show. It’s seen on 175 stations.
Comedy Central is covering this summer’s Republican and Democratic conventions – but in their comedy twist. Al Franken hosts Buck Henry will be one of the floor commentators reporting from the Democratic floor in New York.
Don’t miss Howie Mandel’s new summer show – “Howie” on CBS-TV
Monday night television listings/TV guide – July 1, 1992
CBS – Evening Shade, Major Dad, Murphy Brown, Grapevine, Northern Exposure
NBC - Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Blossom, Movie, Tonight Show
ABC – FBI:The Untold Stories, American Detective, Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards, Nightline
PBS – P.O.V.
MTV – This Day in Rock, Videos
Top movies – July 1, 1992
A League of Their Own
Lethal Weapon 3
Far and Away