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 zodiac on March 16, 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 Wolfgang Van Halen and Sara Hopkins. In that special week of March people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Career Opportunities, directed by Bryan Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get the Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DartMUD or Crisis Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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
  • Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Munich won by Kristi Yamaguchi
  • Seven members of Reba McEntire's band are killed in a plane crash.
  • Members of Irish Gay and Lesbian Organization march in New York City parade.
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Movies

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The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Country: United States of America

Mediterraneo

Mediterraneo

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna, Claudio Bisio

Operation Condor

Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo, Shôko Ikeda

Country: United States of America

Defending Your Life

Defending Your Life

Directed by: Albert Brooks

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

The Doors

The Doors

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Written All Over Your Face
  2. - I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
  3. - Don't Let Me Down
  4. - Somedayyoutube
  5. - All True Man

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Sopa De Caracol
  2. - Te Pareces Tanto A El
  3. - No Basta
  4. - Estrellitas Y Duendes
  5. - Bella Senora

TV Series

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Get the Picture

Get the Picture

Directed by: Cathy Pearson

All Together Now

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

Eggshells

Eggshells

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

The General Motors Playwrights Theater

The General Motors Playwrights Theater

Days to next March 16

If March 16, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 8 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel

The Plains of Passage

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Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

Possession by A. S. Byatt

Possession

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National Bestseller Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love

The Next Century by David Halberstam

The Next Century

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A stirring examination of global competition and power in the twentieth century What can we learn from the events of twentieth century?

The Japan That Can Say No by Shintaro Ishihara

The Japan That Can Say No

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Asserts that Japan has overtaken the United States economically, technologically, and politically.

Patrimony by Philip Roth

Patrimony

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Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father—famous for his vigor, charm, and his repertoire of Newark

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Elvira: The Arcade Game

Elvira: The Arcade Game

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS), Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Flair Software

DartMUD

DartMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Fatal Fury: King of Fighters

Fatal Fury: King of Fighters

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD, Mega Drive/Genesis, Sharp X68000, Super Famicom/SNES, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: SNK Magical Company (Sharp X68000)

Bases Loaded 4

Bases Loaded 4

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports video games

Publisher: Jaleco

Crisis Force

Crisis Force

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 16, 1991?

On March 16, 1991 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is March 16, 1991?

On March 16, 1991 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 16, 1991?

On March 16, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 16, 1991?

On March 16, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 16, 1991?

On March 16, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 16, 1991?

On March 16, 1991 several famous people were born including, Wolfgang Van Halen, Sara Hopkins.

Which famous people died on March 16, 1991?

Famous people died on March 16, 1991 include, Wim van den Brink, Jan H van Roijen.

What was the number one song in March 16, 1991?

The number one song in the week of March 16, 1991 was Someday by Mariah Carey in US and Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash in UK.

What were the top hits on March 16, 1991?

The top hits on March 16, 1991 were Someday by Mariah Carey, One More Try by Timmy T, Show Me The Way by Styx in US and Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash, The Stonk by Hale & Pace & The Stonkers, Do The Bartman by The Simpsons in UK.


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