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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 1991?
- 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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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1991?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
- Lenny Kravitz - It Ain't Over Til It's Over
- Amy Grant - Every Heartbeat
- Roxette - Fading Like A Flower (Every Time You Leave)
- DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime
- Corina - Temptation
- Scorpions - Wind Of Change
- Paula Abdul - The Promise Of A New Day
- The KLF - 3 A.M. Eternal
- Hi-Five - I Can't Wait Another Minute
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Peabo Bryson - Can You Stop The Rain
- Gladys Knight - Men
- BeBe & CeCe Winans - Addictive Love
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Let The Beat Hit 'Em
- Vesta - Special
- Heavy D & The Boyz - Now That We Found Love
- Shirley Murdock - In Your Eyes
- Riff - If You're Serious
- D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime
- Natalie Cole - Unforgettable
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 19If 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.
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?