Thursday August 15, 1991

US date format: 8/15/1991, UK date format: 15/8/1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 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 Abdus Ibrahim and Petja Piiroinen. 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 Spider-Man: The Video Game or Brat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1991, at August 15 across the years or at August 1991 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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Events

  • 750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park, New York.

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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 15

If August 15, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 3 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 18 days.
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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?

Spider-Man: The Video Game

Spider-Man: The Video Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Mana

Mana

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita, Super NES, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing Action-adventure Real-time strategy; Action role-playing; Action-adventure; Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square Enix (formerly Square)

Brat

Brat

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Action puzzle

Publisher: Image Works

Chuck Rock

Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software

Wordtris

Wordtris

Platform: DOS Game Boy Mac OS Super NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Spectrum HoloByte

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 15, 1991?

On August 15, 1991 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 15, 1991?

On August 15, 1991 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 15, 1991?

On August 15, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 15, 1991?

On August 15, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 15, 1991?

On August 15, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 15, 1991?

On August 15, 1991 several famous people were born including, Abdus Ibrahim, Petja Piiroinen.

Which famous people died on August 15, 1991?

Famous people died on August 15, 1991 include, Marietta Tree.

What was the number one song in August 15, 1991?

The number one song in the week of August 15, 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 15, 1991?

The top hits on August 15, 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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