Friday March 01, 1991

US date format: 3/1/1991, UK date format: 1/3/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Justin Hills and David NyeDav. In that special week of March people in US were listening to All The Man That I Need by Whitney Houston. In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits. 'Merci la vie', directed by Bertrand Blier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Battleground by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Eggshells. If you liked videogames you were probably playing EcoQuest or Chuck Rock.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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Events

  • Clayton Keith Yeutter ends term as the United States Secretary of Agriculture.
  • US Embassy in Kuwait officially reopens.
  • The ballistic missile submarine USS-ex-Sam Houston SSBN-609 is deactivated.

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Movies

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'Merci la vie'

'Merci la vie'

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc, Jean Carmet

Guilty by Suspicion

Guilty by Suspicion

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig

Class Action

Class Action

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Gene Hackman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Colin Friels, Joanna Merlin

True Colors

True Colors

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: John Cusack, James Spader, Imogen Stubbs, Mandy Patinkin

The Perfect Weapon

The Perfect Weapon

Directed by: Mark DiSalle

Starring: Jeff Speakman, John Dye, Mako, James Hong

TV Series

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Eggshells

Eggshells

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

All Together Now

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Dameer abla Hekmat

Dameer abla Hekmat

The Winjin' Pom

The Winjin' Pom

Days to next March 01

If March 01, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 5 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Battleground by W. E. B. Griffin

Battleground

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W.E.B. Griffin is a bestselling phenomenom, an American master of authentic military action and drama. Now, in this electrifying new novel, he reveals the story of one of the bloodiest conflicts

Patrimony by Philip Roth

Patrimony

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Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father—famous for his vigor, charm, and his repertoire of Newark

The New Russians by Hedrick Smith

The New Russians

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The bestselling author of The Russians and The Power Game takes the reader inside Russia today--a country in the throes of dramatic change.

The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré

The Secret Pilgrim

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Nothing is as it was. Old enemies embrace. The dark staging grounds of the Cold War—whose shadows barely obscured the endless games of espionage—are flooded with light; the rules are rewritten,

The Witching Hour by Anne Rice

The Witching Hour

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: RPG, Adventure

Publisher: Millennium Interactive

Aussie Rules Footy

Aussie Rules Footy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

EcoQuest

EcoQuest

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Educational, Adventure

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Art Alive!

Art Alive!

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: Sega Tec Toy

Chuck Rock

Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software


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