Saturday August 17, 1991
US date format: 8/17/1991, UK date format: 17/8/1991
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 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 Austin Butler and Montana Fishburne.
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 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Luv und Lee.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Wordtris or Eliminator Boat Duel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1991?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- West of Crescent City, California, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurs.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1991?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
- Amy Grant - Every Heartbeat
- Lenny Kravitz - It Ain't Over Til It's Over
- DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime
- Roxette - Fading Like A Flower (Every Time You Leave)
- Corina - Temptation
- Rythm Syndicate - P.A.S.S.I.O.N.
- The Escape Club - I'll Be There
- Scorpions - Wind Of Change
- The KLF - 3 A.M. Eternal
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Peabo Bryson - Can You Stop The Rain
- Gladys Knight - Men
- D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime
- Hi-Five - I Can't Wait Another Minute
- BeBe & CeCe Winans - Addictive Love
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Let The Beat Hit 'Em
- Shirley Murdock - In Your Eyes
- Vesta - Special
- Heavy D & The Boyz - Now That We Found Love
- The Sounds Of Blackness - Optimistic
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 17If August 17, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 1 month, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 24 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?