Friday August 09, 1991

US date format: 8/9/1991, UK date format: 9/8/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 9, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hansika Motwani and Alexa Bliss. 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 Illiberal Education by Dinesh D'Souza was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roc. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4D Sports Boxing or A.G.E..
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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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

Directed by: Simon Wincer

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

Defenseless

Directed by: Martin Campbell

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

The Doctor

Directed by: Randa Haines

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

Mystery Date

Directed by: Jonathan Wacks

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 09, 1991?


    Holidays

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • See more

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Reporter Blues

Grande Pai

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.78

Books

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

Illiberal Education

By: Dinesh D'Souza

As it "illuminates the crisis of liberal education and offers proposals for reform which deserve full debate" (Morton Halperin, American Civil Liberties Union), "Illiberal Education" "documents how the politics of race

Damage

By: Josephine Hart

“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.

Woody Allen

By: Eric Lax

Few celebrities are as instantly recognizable as Woody Allen. Few are as notoriously shy. And perhaps none are as elusive: Is Woody Allen a comedian who wants to be taken seriously?

Toujours Provence

By: Peter Mayle

NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Atlas

Platform: NEC PC-98 FM Towns DOS PC Engine[2] Super Famicom[1] Virtual Console

Genre: Simulation w/ strategy elements

Publisher: Artdink Pack-In-Video[1] (Super Famicom)

Darkman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Game Boy, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter, action role-playing game, simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird/MicroProse

4D Sports Boxing

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST, Macintosh, Fujitsu FM Towns Marty

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Mindscape

A.G.E.

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Space flight simulator

Publisher: Coktel Vision


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