#ThrowbackThursday: 1992

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#ThrowbackThursday: 1992
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Ah, 1992, a time when acid-washed jeans weren't retro, Pogs were a thing, and people still bought CDs. On this day, 22 years ago, George Michael and Elton John held the #1 spot with "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me". Here's them performing at Live Aid. Elton John looks kind of ridiculous as always, but George Michael could almost pass as a pseudo-hipster from 2014:

 

A music-movie classic, Wayne's World was about to debut, giving us all moments like this one:

 

Also on this day, the Space Shuttle Discovery re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and Willie Nelson settled with the IRS, paying out $9 million dollars to Uncle Sam. Oprah, Kid Cudi and Andy Milonakis celebrated birthdays while Right Said Fred were on the cusp of chart success with their unforgettable masterpiece, "I'm Too Sexy":

 

A couple months later, Bill Clinton proved himself to be a real cool guy by playing saxophone on "The Arsenio Hall Show": 

 

Lastly, and perhaps most importantly, a 'lil ditty named "Smells Like Teen Spirit" had just been released and Nirvana's Nevermind became the #1 album, forever changing the cultural landscape:

 

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