Tuesday August 20, 1991

US date format: 8/20/1991, UK date format: 20/8/1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 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 Jules Plisson and Simon Desue. 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 Game Boy Wars or A.G.E..
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
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Events

  • After the attempted coup in the Soviet Union, Estonia declares
  • Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
  • Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke (1:01.29)
  • dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: more than 100,000 people rally outside the Soviet Union's parliament building protesting the coup aiming to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev.

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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

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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 20

If August 20, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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?

Pastime by Robert B. Parker

Pastime

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The most personal and revealing Spenser thriller of all, Pastime is Robert B. Parker's electrifying masterpeice of crime fiction--a startling game of memory, desire, and danger that forces Spenser to face

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Game Boy Wars

Game Boy Wars

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Bahamut Senki

Bahamut Senki

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Virtual Console

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Sega

Decap Attack

Decap Attack

Platform: Sega Genesis PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

A.G.E.

A.G.E.

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Space flight simulator

Publisher: Coktel Vision

Chuck Yeager's Air Combat

Chuck Yeager's Air Combat

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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