Thursday July 04, 1991, US Independence Day

US date format: 7/4/1991, UK date format: 4/7/1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ak Rositi . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. My Own Private Idaho, directed by Gus Van Sant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Vortex by Larry Bond was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DartMUD or Batman: Return of the Joker.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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My Own Private Idaho

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

Country: United States of America

Dutch

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Ed O'Neill, Ethan Embry, JoBeth Williams, Christopher McDonald

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Directed by: Peter Hewitt

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler, Joss Ackland

Country: United States of America

Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Aamir Khan, Pooja Bhatt, Anupam Kher, Sameer Chitre

Regarding Henry

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 04, 1991?


    Holidays

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)

    Events

  • President of Colombia César Gaviria lifts a seven-year-long state of siege.

    Famous Birthday

  • Ak Rositi: Bruneian runner.

TV Series

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

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

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The Astronomers

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

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

James Randi: Psychic Investigator

Starring: James Randi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Books

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

Vortex

By: Larry Bond

Set in South Africa of the early 1990s, this military thriller has fascist ultraconservative Afrikaners staging a coup and taking over the Pretoria government.

The Firm

By: John Grisham

When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

The Piranhas

By: Harold Robbins

Friction. Mafia turmoil. Hollywood snakes and Wall Street vipers. That's what Jed Stephens has got. And a body.

Paradise

By: Judith McNaught

Ruthless corporate raider Matthew Farrell was poised to move in on the legendary department store empire owned by Chicago's renowned Bancroft family.

Illiberal Education

By: Dinesh D'Souza

As it "illuminates the crisis of liberal education and offers proposals for reform which deserve full debate" (Morton Halperin, American Civil Liberties Union), "Illiberal Education" "documents how the politics of race

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

3D Construction Kit

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128, Atari ST/Mega STE, Commodore 64/128, IBM PC (DOS), Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48/128/+3, Commodore Plus 4(unofficial)

Genre: Construction kit, game creation, utility, simulation

Publisher: Domark, Incentive Software (DOS version only)

DartMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Erbe Software, Interplay Entertainment, U.S. Gold

Fastest 1

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Human Entertainment

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sunsoft


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