Video: 'Republican National Convention: President Reagan's Address at the 1992 RNC - 8/17/92'
(Monday, August 17, 1992) — Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, 81, trying to boost the troubled re-election presidential campaign of his former vice president, told the 1992 Republican National Convention at the Astrodome in Houston tonight that America needs George H.W. Bush, “a steady hand on the tiller through the chopper waters of the 90s.”
(Monday, August 17, 1992) — Conservative pundit and presidential candidate Pat Buchanan told the 1992 Republican National Convention tonight that “there is a religious war going on in this country. It is a cultural war, as critical to the kind of nation we shall be as the Cold War itself. For this war is for the soul of America.”
(Saturday, August 17, 2002) — Dilemma by Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland was the #1 song on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for the first of seven weeks (August 17/24/31, September 7/14/21/28, 2002).