Sunday August 18, 1991

US date format: 8/18/1991, UK date format: 18/8/1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Liz Cambage and Richard Harmon. 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 Iron John by Robert Bly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roc. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acrobat Mission or Castle of Dr. Brain.
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The Man in the Moon

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland, Reese Witherspoon

Country: United States of America

Dead Again

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia, Derek Jacobi

Johnny Suede

Directed by: Tom DiCillo

Starring: Brad Pitt, Richard Boes, Cheryl Costa, Michael Luciano

Child's Play 3

Directed by: Jack Bender

Starring: Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves, Jeremy Sylvers, Travis Fine

Country: United States of America

Showdown in Little Tokyo

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Brandon Lee, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tia Carrere

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 18, 1991?


    Holidays

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

    Events

  • Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
  • Hurricane Bob hits NC with 115 mph wind
  • Pan Am games close in Havana, Cuba.

TV Series

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

Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

The House of Eliott

What Would You Do?

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Books

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

Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

Mamista

By: Len Deighton

Deep in Marxist Guerilla territory a hopeless war is being fought.The Berlin Wall is demolished. Marx is dead. Try telling that to Ramon and his desperate men hiding in the jungle

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.

Boss Of Bosses

By: Joseph F. O'Brien and Andris Kurins

Paul Castellano headed New York's immensely powerful Gambino crime family for more than ten years. On December 16, 1985, he was gunned down in a spectacular shooting on Manhattan's fashionable

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home

By: Erma Bombeck

America's favorite housewife takes a witty look at family vacations, describing her escapades in Istanbul, the Galapagos Islands, and other locales

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Acrobat Mission

Platform: Arcade, Super Famicom

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

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

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Mac OS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Educational, Puzzle, Adventure.

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Dead Moon

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Natsume

Platform: Amiga, various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East (arcade prototype) Sega (Mega Drive (Genesis PAL), SMS and GG) Ocean Software (GB, NES PAL) Sony (PSP) SunSoft (NES, MD/GEN, SNES, TG-16) Take-Two Interactive (GBC)


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