Friday August 02, 1991

US date format: 8/2/1991, UK date format: 2/8/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 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 Evander Kane and Gabriel Anthony Cohen. 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. The Doctor, directed by Randa Haines, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Outer Banks by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hidden Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 7 Colors or FireHawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 02, 1991?


Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Events

  • Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges
  • Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA
  • Mike Jeffcoat is 1st AL pitcher to get an RBI since 1972
  • Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched.

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Movies

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The Doctor

The Doctor

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: William Hurt, Christine Lahti, Elizabeth Perkins, Mandy Patinkin

Mystery Date

Mystery Date

Directed by: Jonathan Wacks

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Teri Polo, Brian McNamara, Fisher Stevens

Talkin' Dirty After Dark

Talkin' Dirty After Dark

Directed by: Topper Carew

Starring: Martin Lawrence, John Witherspoon, Lance Crouther, Mark Curry

Saudagar

Saudagar

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Raaj Kumar, Vivek Mushran, Manisha Koirala

Delirious

Delirious

Directed by: Tom Mankiewicz

Starring: John Candy, Mariel Hemingway, Emma Samms, Raymond Burr

TV Series

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The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

All Good Things

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Adventures on Kythera

Adventures on Kythera

Best of the Worst

Best of the Worst

Doug

Doug

Days to next August 02

If August 02, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Sharks
  • Time: The World's Sleaziest Bank, B.C.C.I. (Bank Credit & Commerce International) and its collapse.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9287
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.77

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Outer Banks by Anne Rivers Siddons

Outer Banks

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Yet another southern gothic twister from Siddons--though this time the author edges into the emotionally honest territory of, say, a Gail Godwin, right up until the very end, when she slams

Darkness by John Saul

Darkness

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Villejeune, Florida. A secluded little town at the edge of a vast, eerie swamp. Far from prying eyes. Far from the laws of civilization.

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

Parliament Of Whores by P. J. O'Rourke

Parliament Of Whores

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Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

The Rustlers Of West Fork by Louis L'Amour

The Rustlers Of West Fork

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In this first of four classic frontier novels, Louis L'Amour adds his own special brand to the life and adventures of one of America's favorite fictional cowboys, Hopalong Cassidy.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

7 Colors

7 Colors

Platform: Amiga, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Infogrames PC-9801 HOT-B

Fantastic Dizzy

Fantastic Dizzy

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Amiga, Sega Game Gear, Amiga CD32

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

FireHawk

FireHawk

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Action

Publisher: Camerica

Black Heart

Black Heart

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball

Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Hudson Soft


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