Wednesday March 20, 1991

US date format: 3/20/1991, UK date format: 20/3/1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Alexis Pinturault and Mattia Destro. In that special week of March people in US were listening to One More Try by Timmy T. In UK Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash was in the top 5 hits. Hangin' with the Homeboys, directed by Joseph B. Vasquez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get the Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conquests of the Longbow or Captain Planet and the Planeteers.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
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Events

  • Court awards Peggy Lee $3 million in contract violation suit against Walt Disney Company.
  • US forgives US$2 billion in loans to Poland.
  • Michael Jackson signs US$65 million six-album deal with Sony Records.
  • US Supreme Court rules unanimously employers can't exclude women from jobs where exposure to toxic chemicals could potentially damage fetus.

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Movies

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Hangin' with the Homeboys

Hangin' with the Homeboys

Directed by: Joseph B. Vasquez

Starring: Doug E. Doug, Mario Joyner, John Leguizamo, Nestor Serrano

Madame Bovary

Madame Bovary

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-François Balmer, Christophe Malavoy, Jean Yanne

The Marrying Man

The Marrying Man

Directed by: Jerry Rees

Starring: Kim Basinger, Alec Baldwin, Robert Loggia, Elisabeth Shue

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Directed by: Bryan Gordon

Starring: Frank Whaley, Jennifer Connelly, Dermot Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney

The Unborn

The Unborn

Directed by: Rodman Flender

Starring: Brooke Adams, Jeff Hayenga, James Karen, K Callan

TV Series

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Get the Picture

Get the Picture

Directed by: Cathy Pearson

Eggshells

Eggshells

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

All Together Now

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Kimi no na wa

Kimi no na wa

Days to next March 20

If March 20, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 6 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel

The Plains of Passage

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Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

Riders On The Storm by John Densmore

Riders On The Storm

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Here is the book that Rolling Stone called "the first Doors biography that feels like it was written for the right reasons, and it is easily the most informed account of

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

The Eagle Has Flown by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Flown

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Higgins he picks up where he left off in The Eagle Has Landed with Nazi commando Kurt Steiner and killer/Irish patriot Liam Devlin.

The Spiritual Life Of Children by Robert Coles

The Spiritual Life Of Children

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In this eighth and final volume in his Pulitzer Prize­winning Children of Crisis series, Coles examines the religious and spiritual lives of children.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Conquests of the Longbow

Conquests of the Longbow

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle Solving

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Welltris

Welltris

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, C64, DOS, Mac OS Classic, arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: EU Infogrames; NA Spectrum HoloByte

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Platform: NES[1] Amiga[2] Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Mindscape

Devilish

Devilish

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Game Gear

Genre: Action, Breakout clone

Publisher: Sage's Creation Hot B Tec Toy Sega Samsung

Cosmic Fantasy 2

Cosmic Fantasy 2

Platform: TurboGrafx-CD

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Nippon Telenet NA Working Designs; JP Nippon Telenet; NA Working Designs


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