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Friday August 16, 1991

US date format: 8/16/1991, UK date format: 16/8/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Evanna Lynch and Young Thug. 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 Pastime by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roc. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Champion of the Raj or Checkered Flag.
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What the sky looked like on 16 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 16 August 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • Belgium census is 10,000,963 inhabitants
  • President Bush declares recession is near an end

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 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 ?

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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Maximum Bob

By: Elmore Leonard

“Hilarious….Strange and risky….A right-on, pitch perfect novel, with wide social scope, comic genius, page-burning storytelling magic, and juicy characters who wrench your heart and gut.”

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And The Beat Goes On

By: Sonny Bono

In this candid, frank and highly entertaining autobiography, Sonny Bono tells his fascinating story--the tale of a man who lived the American Dream, got knocked down more than once, yet rose

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

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 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Checkered Flag

Checkered Flag

Platform: Atari Lynx Atari Jaguar

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Corporation

Champion of the Raj

Champion of the Raj

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Amnios

Amnios

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Psygnosis

Catacomb 3-D

Catacomb 3-D

Platform: DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Softdisk

Batman: Return of the Joker

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Home videos

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

Die Hard 2

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Edward Scissorhands

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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The Jungle Book

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Graffiti Bridge

Format: VHS release

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