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Tuesday 20 August 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jules Plisson and Marko ?okovic. 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 Pastime by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Land of the Lost. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cruise for a Corpse or Crystal Caves.
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What the sky looked like on 20 August 1991

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Black Robe

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

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

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Little Man Tate

Directed by: Jodie Foster

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

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Close My Eyes

Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff

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

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Company Business

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

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

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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

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The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1991 ?

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
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 20, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Pastime

By: Robert B. Parker

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

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Illiberal Education

By: Dinesh D'Souza

As it "illuminates the crisis of liberal education and offers proposals for reform which deserve full debate" (Morton Halperin, American Civil Liberties Union), "Illiberal Education" "documents how the politics of race

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The Commanders

By: Bob Woodward

It is impossible to examine any part of the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century without seeing the hand of Dick Cheney, Colin Powell or one of their loyalists.

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Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Command HQ

Command HQ

Platform: MS-DOS Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microplay Software

Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: educational

Publisher: PC Globe

Crystal Caves

Crystal Caves

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Side scrolling platformer

Publisher: Apogee Software

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: LJN

Cruise for a Corpse

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Erbe Software, Interplay Entertainment, U.S. Gold

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Child's Play 2

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Freshman

Studio: TriStar

Format: VHS release; although still uses 1990 RCA/Columbia copyright

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Quigley Down Under

Format: VHS release

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Pacific Heights

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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