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"George Soros became instantly famous on September 22, 1992, when, believing the Pound sterling was overvalued, he speculated heavily against it. The Bank of England was forced to withdraw the currency out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, and Soros earned an estimated US$1 billion in the process. He was dubbed "the man who broke the Bank of England."" --Sholem Stein

"I'll take your brain to another dimension, pay close attention." --"Out of Space " (1992)

"The rebirth of sociobiology [happened] in 1992 under a new name—evolutionary psychology. I date the rebirth to 1992 because that is when an influential volume appeared with the provocative title The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture. [...] Morality (particularly cooperation and cheating) has been an important area of research in evolutionary psychology since the beginning."--The Righteous Mind (2012) by Jonathan Haidt

"Daniel Johnston's cult status was propelled when Nirvana's Kurt Cobain wore a T-shirt at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards that featured artwork from Johnston's 1983 album Hi, How Are You, a T-shirt that music journalist Everett True had given him." --Sholem Stein

"I want to be different, like everybody else I want to be like. I want to be just like all the different people. I have no further interest in being the same, because I have seen difference all around, and now I know that that's what I want. I don't want to blend in and be indistinguishable. I want to be part of the different crowd, and assert my individuality along with others who are different like me."--"It's Saturday" (1992) by King Missile

"What we may be witnessing is not just the end of the Cold War, or the passing of a particular period of post-war history, but the end of history as such: that is, the end point of mankind's ideological evolution and the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government." --The End of History and the Last Man (1992) by Francis Fukuyama

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1992 (MCMXCII) is the 92nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1990s decade. It was the year of Black Wednesday and the 1992 U.S. presidential election.


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