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Friday March 8, 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 8, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Devon Werkheiser and Miriam Bryant. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Someday by Mariah Carey. In UK Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash was in the top 5 hits. Defending Your Life, directed by Albert Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Middle Passage by Charles Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get the Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing D-Force or Desert Assault.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 March 1991

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Movies

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

Defending Your Life

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Starring: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Michael Durrell

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'Merci la vie'

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc, Jean Carmet

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Guilty by Suspicion

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig

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Class Action

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Gene Hackman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Colin Friels, Joanna Merlin

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True Colors

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: John Cusack, James Spader, Imogen Stubbs, Mandy Patinkin

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TV Series

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

Get the Picture

Directed by: Cathy Pearson

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Eggshells

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

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All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

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The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

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Live & Sweaty

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Bellairs: United States -- Sci-fi author (Chessmen of Doom).
Facts:
  • Harry Hamlin and Nicollette Sheridan wed
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Planeloads of US troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists and two American soldiers it captured.
  • 17th People's Choice Awards: Julia Roberts, Bill Cosby, Pretty Woman.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 08, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1991 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Te Pareces Tanto A El - Myriam Hernandez
  2. Banda Blanca - Sopa De Caracol
  3. Estrellitas Y Duendes - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  4. Bella Senora - Emmanuel
  5. Es Demasiado Tarde - Ana Gabriel
  6. No Basta - Franco de Vita
  7. Demasiado Herida - Paloma San Basilio
  8. Chayanne - Tiempo De Vals
  9. Tengo Que Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
  10. Esa Mujer - Jose Jose

Books

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

Middle Passage

By: Charles Johnson

A twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Charles Johnson’s National Book Award-winning masterpiece—"a novel in the tradition of Billy Budd and Moby-Dick…heroic in proportion…fiction that hooks the mind" (The New York Times Book

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Iron John

By: Robert Bly

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

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The Prize

By: Daniel Yergin

Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money,

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Magic Hour

By: Susan Isaacs

Movie producer Sy Spencer -- one of the premier summer residents of the Hamptons, Long Island's oh-so-fashionable beach resort for everyone who is anyone -- has hosted his last power clambake,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

D-Force

D-Force

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Asmik

Dahna: Megami Tanjō

Dahna: Megami Tanjō

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

Deuteros

Deuteros

Platform: Amiga and Atari ST

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

EcoQuest

EcoQuest

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Educational, Adventure

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Desert Assault

Desert Assault

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

Home videos

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

The Freshman

Studio: TriStar

Format: VHS release; although still uses 1990 RCA/Columbia copyright

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Arachnophobia

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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Class Action

Format: VHS release

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Pump Up the Volume

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Problem Child 2

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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