Monday August 05, 1991

US date format: 8/5/1991, UK date format: 5/8/1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 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 Esteban Gutiérrez and Chris Gaskell. 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. Showdown in Little Tokyo, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Day America Told The Truth by James Patterson and Peter Kim was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv und Lee. If you liked videogames you were probably playing EcoQuest or The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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Movies

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Showdown in Little Tokyo

Showdown in Little Tokyo

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Brandon Lee, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tia Carrere

Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man

Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Don Johnson, Chelsea Field, Daniel Baldwin

Defenseless

Defenseless

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Sam Shepard, Mary Beth Hurt, J.T. Walsh

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

TV Series

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Luv und Lee

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Roc

Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

Reporter Blues

Reporter Blues

Grande Pai

Grande Pai

Days to next August 05

If August 05, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Sharks
  • 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

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The Day America Told The Truth by James Patterson and Peter Kim

The Day America Told The Truth

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The result of a national survey on private morals, this look at America's deepest secrets reveals shocking confessions by Americans about their views on sex, crime, punishment, rape, the

Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz

Chutzpah

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Lawyer and columnist Dershowitz, author of Reversal of Fortune looks back over his life experiences, specific cases, and historic causes to reflect on his generation of Jews in the US -

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

The Firm by John Grisham

The Firm

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

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Adventures of Quik & Silva

The Adventures of Quik & Silva

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Amiga Fun (Amiga)

Aldynes

Aldynes

Platform: SuperGrafx PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall

Platform: Arcade Game Sega Game Gear

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Kaneko

EcoQuest

EcoQuest

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Educational, Adventure

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge

The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Telegames


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