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Thursday August 15, 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 15, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Abdus Ibrahim and Petja Piiroinen. 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. The Man in the Moon, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Boss Of Bosses by Joseph F. O'Brien and Andris Kurins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roc. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armadillo or Commander Keen: Keen Dreams.
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What the sky looked like on 15 August 1991

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Movies

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

The Man in the Moon

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

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

Country: United States

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Dead Again

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia, Derek Jacobi

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Johnny Suede

Directed by: Tom DiCillo

Starring: Brad Pitt, Richard Boes, Cheryl Costa, Michael Luciano

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Child's Play 3

Directed by: Jack Bender

Starring: Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves, Jeremy Sylvers, Travis Fine

Country: United States

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Showdown in Little Tokyo

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Brandon Lee, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tia Carrere

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TV Series

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

Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

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The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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The House of Eliott

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1991 ?

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.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marietta Tree: United Nations Commissioner of Human Rights, dies at age 74.
Facts:
  • 750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park, New York.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 15, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Boss Of Bosses

By: Joseph F. O'Brien and Andris Kurins

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

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Paradise

By: Judith McNaught

Ruthless corporate raider Matthew Farrell was poised to move in on the legendary department store empire owned by Chicago's renowned Bancroft family.

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Sky Masters

By: Dale Brown

Publication Date: 1971 When Lieutenant Colonel Patrick McLanahan is offered the chance to test-fly a new B-2 bomber in strategic warfare training sorties, he jumps at the chance.

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Pastime

By: Robert B. Parker

The most personal and revealing Spenser thriller of all, Pastime is Robert B. Parker's electrifying masterpeice of crime fiction--a startling game of memory, desire, and danger that forces Spenser to face

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Final Fantasy Legend III

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: NA Sunsoft

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Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Platform: Android; Linux; Microsoft Windows; MS-DOS; OS X

Genre: Platform

Cool Croc Twins

Cool Croc Twins

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Empire Software

Eliminator Boat Duel

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electro Brain

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Armadillo

Armadillo

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: IGS

Home videos

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

Felix the Cat: The Movie

Studio: New World Pictures

Format: VHS release, part of Buena Vista Home Video

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Delirious

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Taking Care of Business

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Lionheart

Format: VHS release

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Young Guns II

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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