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Friday 16 August 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. Dead Again, directed by Kenneth Branagh, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

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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Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man

Directed by: Simon Wincer

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

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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

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1991 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Todo Todo Todo - Daniela Romo
  2. Dejame Llorar - Ricardo Montaner
  3. Banda Blanca - Fiesta
  4. Cosas Del Amor - Vikki Carr Y Ana Gabriel
  5. Ahora - Ana Gabriel
  6. Mesita De Noche - Victor Victor
  7. Todo Mi Corazon - Yuri
  8. Dime Quien Es - Lisa Lopez
  9. El Sancho - La Sombra
  10. Bailar Pegados - Sergio Dalma

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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Outer Banks

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Yet another southern gothic twister from Siddons--though this time the author edges into the emotionally honest territory of, say, a Gail Godwin, right up until the very end, when she slams

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As The Crow Flies

By: Jeffrey Archer

Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow.

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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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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

Batman: Return of the Joker

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sunsoft

Home videos

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

Navy SEALs

Format: VHS release

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Misery

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Sleeping with the Enemy

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Oscar

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Home Alone

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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