Saturday June 08, 1991

US date format: 6/8/1991, UK date format: 8/6/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 8, 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 Emily Ratajkowski . In that special week of June people in US were listening to More Than Words by Extreme. In UK I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd was in the top 5 hits. Where Angels Fear to Tread, directed by Charles Sturridge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Damage by Josephine Hart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Axle or Desert Assault.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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Events

  • 123rd Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 2:28
  • 61st French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A S Vicario (63 64)
  • College World Series: Louisiana State defeats Wichita State 6-3
  • Victory parade held in Washington DC (Persian Gulf War)
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Movies

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Where Angels Fear to Tread

Where Angels Fear to Tread

Directed by: Charles Sturridge

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis, Rupert Graves, Helen Mirren

The Rocketeer

The Rocketeer

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton

Country: United States of America

Dying Young

Dying Young

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Julia Roberts, Campbell Scott, Vincent D'Onofrio, Colleen Dewhurst

Suburban Commando

Suburban Commando

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Christopher Lloyd, Shelley Duvall, Larry Miller

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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All Good Things

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

The Astronomers

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

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

Days to next June 08

If June 08, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 3 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Damage by Josephine Hart

Damage

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“A passionate, elegant, ruthless story.” —Iris Murdoch The New York Times bestselling novel—now available as an ebookDamage is the gripping story of a man’s desperate obsession and scandalous love affair.

Sleepwalking Through History by Haynes Johnson

Sleepwalking Through History

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In this brilliantly readable book, Haynes Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the turning points of a decade: the poor became homeless while the rich embraced the new religion of

Object Lessons by Anna Quindlen

Object Lessons

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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR"Elaborate and playful...Honest and deeply felt....Here is the Quindlen wit, the sharp eye for the details of class and manners, [and] the ardent

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

Immortality by Milan Kundera

Immortality

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Milan Kundera's sixth novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman to her swimming instructor, a gesture that cre-ates a character in the mind of a writer named Kundera.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Double Axle

Double Axle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Taito

Checkered Flag

Checkered Flag

Platform: Atari Lynx Atari Jaguar

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Corporation

Amnios

Amnios

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Psygnosis

Desert Assault

Desert Assault

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

Adventure Island II

Adventure Island II

Platform: NES/Famicom, Game Boy, Gamate, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft


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