Tuesday August 13, 1991

US date format: 8/13/1991, UK date format: 13/8/1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 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 Andre Schiebler and Dave Days. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Man in the Moon, directed by Robert Mulligan, 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 Luv und Lee. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon or Amazing Tater.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1991, at August 13 across the years or at August 1991 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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Events

  • Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)
  • VP Quayle makes a speech attacking lawyers
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is released in the United States.
  • Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at age 65.

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  • : Inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies...

Movies

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

The Man in the Moon

The Man in the Moon

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland, Reese Witherspoon

Country: United States of America

Proof

Proof

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot, Russell Crowe, Heather Mitchell

Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin

Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Aamir Khan, Pooja Bhatt, Anupam Kher, Sameer Chitre

Point Break

Point Break

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Luv und Lee

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

Born in the USSR

Born in the USSR

Written by:

Starring: James McAvoy

James Randi: Psychic Investigator

James Randi: Psychic Investigator

Starring: James Randi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

101st Marriage Proposal

101st Marriage Proposal

Starring: Atsuko Asano, Tetsuya Takeda, Yôsuke Eguchi, Ritsuko Tanaka

Country: Japan

Days to next August 13

If August 13, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 3 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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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 …

Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz

Chutzpah

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Lawyer and columnist Dershowitz, author of Reversal of Fortune looks back over his life experiences, specific cases, and historic causes to reflect on his generation of Jews in the US -

Parliament Of Whores by P. J. O'Rourke

Parliament Of Whores

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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

Boss Of Bosses by Joseph F. O'Brien and Andris Kurins

Boss Of Bosses

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Paul Castellano headed New York's immensely powerful Gambino crime family for more than ten years. On December 16, 1985, he was gunned down in a spectacular shooting on Manhattan's fashionable

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home

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America's favorite housewife takes a witty look at family vacations, describing her escapades in Istanbul, the Galapagos Islands, and other locales

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Flames of Freedom

Flames of Freedom

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST

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

Publisher: Rainbird/MicroProse

Decap Attack

Decap Attack

Platform: Sega Genesis PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon

Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon

Platform: DOS, Amiga, FM-Towns, PC-98

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Cybille (FM Towns) Capcom (PC-98)

Amazing Tater

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy

The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Taito; EU Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 13, 1991?

On August 13, 1991 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 13, 1991?

On August 13, 1991 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 13, 1991?

On August 13, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 13, 1991?

On August 13, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 13, 1991?

On August 13, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 13, 1991?

On August 13, 1991 several famous people were born including, Andre Schiebler, Dave Days, Alexander Kačaniklić.

Which famous people died on August 13, 1991?

Famous people died on August 13, 1991 include, Jack Ryan.

What was the number one song in August 13, 1991?

The number one song in the week of August 13, 1991 was (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams in UK.

What were the top hits on August 13, 1991?

The top hits on August 13, 1991 were (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams, Every Heartbeat by Amy Grant, It Ain't Over Til It's Over by Lenny Kravitz in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams, I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred, More Than Words by Extreme in UK.


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