Monday August 19, 1991

US date format: 8/19/1991, UK date format: 19/8/1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Brock O'Hurn and Nathan Lopez. 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. Black Robe, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Land of the Lost. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fascination or The Brainies.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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Events

  • Janajev and KGB coup in Russia deposes Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Janel Bishop, 17, of New Hampshire, crowned 9th Miss Teen USA
  • dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is placed under house arrest while on holiday in the town of Foros, Crimea.

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Movies

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Black Robe

Black Robe

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, Aden Young, Sandrine Holt, August Schellenberg

Little Man Tate

Little Man Tate

Directed by: Jodie Foster

Starring: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Alex Lee

Close My Eyes

Close My Eyes

Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff

Starring: Alan Rickman, Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves, Karl Johnson

Company Business

Company Business

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O'Quinn

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Luv und Lee

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

NFL Live

NFL Live

Darkwing Duck

Darkwing Duck

Days to next August 19

If August 19, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 11 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark

Loves Music, Loves To Dance

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New York's trendy magazines are a source of peril when a killer enacts a bizarre dance of death, using the personal ads to lure his victims...

Dave Barry Talks Back by Dave Barry

Dave Barry Talks Back

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Yet another collection of Barry wit and wisdom by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and the author of Dave Barry Turns 40.

Beast by Peter Benchley

Beast

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"Makes the shark from "Jaws" look like a pet goldfish . . ." USA Weekend Straight from the cutting edge of science and the logs of ancient mariners comes an immense

The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

The Beauty Myth

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The bestselling classic that redefined our view od the relationship between beauty and female identity. In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before.

Woody Allen by Eric Lax

Woody Allen

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Few celebrities are as instantly recognizable as Woody Allen. Few are as notoriously shy. And perhaps none are as elusive: Is Woody Allen a comedian who wants to be taken seriously?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Fascination

Fascination

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Coktel Vision Digital Integration

Elvira: The Arcade Game

Elvira: The Arcade Game

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Flair Software

Battletoads

Battletoads

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP NCS; NA Tradewest; EU Nintendo

The Brainies

The Brainies

Platform: Super NES[1] Amiga[2] Amstrad CPC Atari ST MS-DOS Apple IIgs Macintosh

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Titus Software


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