Explore

Thursday 8 August 1991

1991-08-08

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Double Impact, directed by Sheldon Lettich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Or have a look at the whole 1991.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 8 August 1991 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Double Impact

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw

Country: United States

More info

Return to the Blue Lagoon

Directed by: William A. Graham

Starring: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States

More info

Hot Shots!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

More info

Mobsters

Directed by: Michael Karbelnikoff

Starring: Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Costas Mandylor

Country: United States

More info

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Directed by: Pete Hewitt

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Joking Apart

Starring: Robert Bathurst, Fiona Gillies, Tracie Bennett, Paul Raffield

Country: United Kingdom

Salute Your Shorts

Written by: Steve Slavkin

Starring: Kirk Baily, Megan Berwick, Michael Bower, Venus DeMilo

Country: United States

More info

The Real McCoy

Starring: Robbie Gee, Kulvinder Ghir, Llewella Gideon, Meera Syal

Country: United Kingdom

More info

The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States

More info

Sleepers

Starring: Nigel Havers, Warren Clarke, David Calder, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom

More info

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 8 August 1991!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 August
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Billy Preston charged with exhibiting porno to a minor
  • Carlos Santana pleads no contest to marijuana possession charge
  • Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving
  • Shite Moslems release British hostage John McCarthy
  • With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 8 August 1991 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1991?

  • Time: Photomontage of Kuwait's burning oil fields by Christopher Morris-Black Star & Hussein by Susan
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9288
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.77

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Plains Of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

More info

Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The Bram Stoker Prize-winner for Best Fiction Collection—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post). Now available in paperback from Scribner for the first time.With

More info

The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

More info

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman II

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Puzzle, Maze

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Hudson Soft; AUS Mattel

More info

Chaos World

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: RPG[1]/Strategy

Publisher: Natsume

More info
Crude Buster

Crude Buster

Platform: Arcade Sega Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: Data East

Dahna: Megami Tanjō

Dahna: Megami Tanjō

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

DartMUD

DartMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD


Tell the world why 8 August 1991 is such a special date for you!