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Wednesday May 8, 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 8, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ethan Gage and Valentijn Lietmeijer. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joyride by Roxette. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Thelma & Louise, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Sleepwalking Through History by Haynes Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Discworld MUD or Double Axle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 May 1991

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Movies

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

Thelma & Louise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States

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Only the Lonely

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn

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Drop Dead Fred

Directed by: Ate de Jong

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason, Tim Matheson

Country: United States

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Hudson Hawk

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

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Vorsicht! Falke!

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The Astronomers

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

Country: United States

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Separate But Equal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • CIA director William H Webster resigns
  • US Central Intelligence Agency director William H Webster resigns.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 ?

Sleepwalking Through History

By: Haynes Johnson

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

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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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Bright Captivity

By: Eugenia Price

A seamless blend of keen imagination, meticulous research, and narrative artistry chronicling the richness and turbulence of life on Georgia's St.

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A History Of The Arab Peoples

By: Albert Hourani

Upon its publication in 1991, Albert Hourani’s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Willy Beamish

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Macintosh, Sega CD

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Double Axle

Double Axle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Taito

Aussie Rules Footy

Aussie Rules Footy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

Discworld MUD

Discworld MUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Comic fantasy MUD

Alice: An Interactive Museum

Alice: An Interactive Museum

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Adventure Visual novel

Publisher: Synergy Interactive Crop.

Home videos

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

The Sheltering Sky

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Presumed Innocent

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Look Who's Talking Too

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Backdraft

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Mr. Destiny

Format: VHS release

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