Napoleon returns to Paris, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published, the Republican Party is born, John and Yoko get hitched, and Janis Joplin hits No. 1 posthumously, all on this day.
1992: The erotic thriller "Basic Instinct," starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone, premieres in theaters. Despite controversy due to its overt sexuality and graphic depiction of violence, it became one of the most financially successful movies of the 1990s, grossing $352 million worldwide.
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