Saturday March 16, 1991

US date format: 3/16/1991, UK date format: 16/3/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 16, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wolfgang Van Halen and Sara Hopkins. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Someday by Mariah Carey. In UK Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash was in the top 5 hits. Career Opportunities, directed by Bryan Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Sliver by Ira Levin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get the Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Rock or Davis Cup Tennis.
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Career Opportunities

Directed by: Bryan Gordon

Starring: Frank Whaley, Jennifer Connelly, Dermot Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney

The Unborn

Directed by: Rodman Flender

Starring: Brooke Adams, Jeff Hayenga, James Karen, K Callan

Defending Your Life

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Starring: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Michael Durrell

'Merci la vie'

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc, Jean Carmet

Guilty by Suspicion

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 16, 1991?


    Holidays

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
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    Events

  • 7 of Reba McEntire band members are killed in a plane crash

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Get the Picture

Directed by: Cathy Pearson

Eggshells

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

The Diamond Brothers

Written by: Anthony Horowitz

Starring: Dursley McLinden, Colin Dale, Monique van de Ven, Jenny Agutter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1991?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

Sliver

By: Ira Levin

A successful career woman living in Sliver, a glittering Manhattan high-rise, discovers that someone is watching her every move.

Forgiving

By: LaVyrle Spencer

When Sarah Merritt arrives in Dakota Territory in 1876, she steps off the dusty Cheyenne stagecoach determined to start this ramshackle goldrush town's first newspaper.

The Prize

By: Daniel Yergin

Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money,

The Old Contemptibles

By: Martha Grimes

"The author keeps us enthralled with the rich interior and exterior lives of her characters in this emotionally stormy family saga."THE

The Stories Of Eva Luna

By: Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende is one of the world's most beloved authors. In 1988, she introduced the world to Eva Luna in a novel of the same name that recounted the adventurous life

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Double Axle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Taito

Championship Rally (1991 video game)

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System,

Genre: Racing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16 Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ubisoft

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

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

Genre: Platform

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


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