1992 in the Philippines
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1992 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1992.
- President: Corazon Aquino (PDP-Laban) (until June 30), Fidel V. Ramos (Lakas) (starting June 30)
- Vice President: Salvador Laurel (UNIDO) (until June 30), Joseph Estrada (NPC) (starting June 30)
- Senate President: Neptali Gonzales, Sr.
- House Speaker: Ramon Mitra, Jr.
- Chief Justice: Andres Narvasa
- Philippine Congress: 8th Congress of the Philippines (until unknown), 9th Congress of the Philippines (starting July 27)
- January 2 – The tailings dam breaks at Number Two tailings storage facility of Philex Mining Corporation's Padcal mine in Benguet Province, releasing 80 million cubic metres of effluent, probably the largest tailings spill in history.
- January 15 – Pag-asa was hatched in Davao City becoming the first Philippine eagle to be successfully bred and hatched in captivity.
- May 25 – As part of PepsiCo's local promotion titled Number Fever, it was announced that the person who possessed the Pepsi bottle cap with the Number 349 scandal is eligible to claim the 1 million peso prize. About 800,000 were eligible for the prize instead of an intended single winner. Several protests and bombings followed after Pepsi refused to award the 1 million prize to thousands of bottle cap holders and said that a computer glitch caused the incident. Protests and bombings followed and about 22,000 people filed at least 689 civil suits and 5,200 criminal complaints for fraud and deception against Pepsi outnumbering suits filed against Ferdinand Marcos and Imelda Marcos.
- May 11 – Synchronized national and local elections were held.
- June 30 – Former Defense Secretary Fidel V. Ramos and Former Senator Joseph Estrada and was sworn in as the 12th President and 11th Vice President of The Philippines, succeeding Corazon Aquino and Salvador Laurel.
- November 24 – Subic Bay Naval Base closes as it is turned over to the local government, with a last batch of American soldiers finally leaving Naval Air Station Cubi Point and returning to the US, ending its military presence in the country.
- February 21 – Associated Broadcasting Company (ABC 5) resumed its radio-television operations with their slogans for station ID Come Home to ABC until the last day of July and Catch Up with Today TV in the first day of August.
- May 30 – The first launched of Southern Broadcasting Network local UHF TV station in Metro Manila starting 1992. It was then known as World TV 21. (now Solar Television Network as ETC).
- 18th Metro Manila Film Festival
- Boy Recto
- Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal
- Takbo Talon Tili!
- Shake, Rattle & Roll IV
- Manila Boy
- Okey Ka Fairy Ko!
- March 20–28 – Pasig and Manila hosts the 1992 ISF Men's World Championship which was participated by 18 nations.
- July 25–August 9 – The Philippines competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. 26 competitors, 24 men and 2 women, took part in 29 events in 9 sports. Stephen Fernandez and Beatriz Lucero won a bronze medal each in taekwondo, but their medals were not included in the official medal tally because taekwondo was only a demonstration event.
- August 24–29 – The team representing the Zamboanga City Little League won the International Championship of the 1992 Little League World Series held in Pennsylvania. However, it was discovered that the Filipino team violated age and residency rules and Little League stripped them of their title.
- January 2 – Alden Richards, actor and singer
- January 8 – Pamu Pamorada, actress
- January 20 – Mark Hartmann, football player
- February 4 – Francis Casey Alcantara, tennis player
- February 7 – Kylie Verzosa, Miss International 2016
- March 11 – KZ Tandingan, singer and recording artist
- March 30 – Enrique Gil, actor and singer
- April 10 – Marion Aunor, singer and recording artist
- April 11 – Nesthy Petecio, boxer
- April 17 – Mutya Johanna Datul, Miss Supranational 2013
- April 19 – Ashley Rivera, actress
- April 25 – Aura Azarcon, actress
- April 28 – Dennis Villanueva, football player
- May 6 – Manuel Ott, football player
- May 8 – Vickie Rushton, actress, beauty pageant contestant and model
- May 9 – Jiro Manio, actor
- May 10:
- June 6 – Juvy De Jesus, businesswoman and cosplayer
- June 30 – Alfred Labatos, actor
- July 9 – Jake Vargas, actor and singer
- July 27 – Mark L. Cruz, basketball player
- August 3 – Aljon Mariano, athlete
- August 4 – Neil Coleta, actor
- August 7 – Jeric Gonzales, actor
- August 28 – Max Collins, actress
- September 1 – Louise delos Reyes, actress
- September 2 – Michele Gumabao, beach and indoor volleyball player and beauty queen
- September 9 – Frencheska Farr, singer, model and actress
- September 24 – Coleen Garcia, actress
- September 29 - John Leonel "Ruben" Rosales, Filipino delivery guy and BAY
- October 17 – Sam Concepcion, singer, dancer, actor, host and model
- October 27 – Apple David, courtside reporter
- November 1 – Paulo Garcia, singer, actor, model and host
- November 22 – Yen Santos, actress
- December 3 – Jessy Mendiola, actress
- December 16 – Miho Nishida, actress and member of Girltrends
- February 4 – Jay Ilagan, actor (b. 1953)
- February 9 – Apeng Daldal, actor, comedian, vaudevillian, singer and writer (b. 1928)
- February 14 – Helen Vela, actress, broadcaster (b. 1946)
- March 9 – Isidro Rodriguez, 18th Governor of Rizal and softball sports official (b. 1915)
- March 22 – Joe Cantada, TV host, anchor and commentator (b. 1942)
- May 28 – Lorenzo Tañada, First Philippine Senate (b. 1898)
- December 2 – Jaime de la Rosa, pre-war and postwar actor (b. 1921)
- AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People, Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC), and Kalikasan People's Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE)
"Environmental Investigation Mission on the Impacts of the Philex Mining Corporation (PMC) Mine Tailings Pond 3 Failure TECHNICAL REPORT" , 2013. Page 2 (7/28). Accessed June 2018.
Harvey Wood, 2012. Disasters and Minewater. IWA Publishing. Page 36. Accessed via EbscoHost e-book publisher.
Wise Uranium, 2018. "Chronology of Major Tailings Dam Failures" gives outflow as 80 million tonnes.
- Drogin, Bob (26 July 1993). "Pepsi-Cola Uncaps A Lottery Nightmare -- Bombings, Threats Follow Contest With Too Many Winners". Los Angeles Times. Seattle Times Company. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
- "Philippines at the 1992 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-26.
- "BASEBALL; Little League Strips Title From Team In Philippines". The New York Times. September 18, 1992. Retrieved January 23, 2017.