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Thursday 8 August 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joël Matip and Mike Trout. 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 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roc. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brat or Checkered Flag.
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What the sky looked like on 8 August 1991

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Showdown in Little Tokyo

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

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

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Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man

Directed by: Simon Wincer

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

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Defenseless

Directed by: Martin Campbell

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

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The Doctor

Directed by: Randa Haines

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

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Mystery Date

Directed by: Jonathan Wacks

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

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TV Series

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

Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

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The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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Reporter Blues

Grande Pai

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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)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Shite Moslems release British hostage John McCarthy
  • 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
  • With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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As The Crow Flies

By: Jeffrey Archer

Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow.

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Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

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

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Beast

By: Peter Benchley

"Makes the shark from "Jaws" look like a pet goldfish . . ." USA Weekend Straight from the cutting edge of science and the logs of ancient mariners comes an immense

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Elvira: The Arcade Game

Elvira: The Arcade Game

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS), Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Flair Software

Checkered Flag

Checkered Flag

Platform: Atari Lynx Atari Jaguar

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Corporation

Flight of the Intruder

Platform: PC (DOS), Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Spectrum HoloByte (PC, Amiga, Atari ST), Mindscape (NES)

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Brat

Brat

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Action puzzle

Publisher: Image Works

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Dances with Wolves

Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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The Hard Way

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Taking Care of Business

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Look Who's Talking Too

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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The Five Heartbeats

Format: VHS release

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