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Wednesday August 21, 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jesse James Rutherford and Christian Navarro. 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 Iron John by Robert Bly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Land of the Lost. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Bath Babes or Captain America and the Avengers.
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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 August 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Richard Wilson: Scottish actor, well known for his role as Victor Meldrew of "One Foot in the Grave," playing with his real-life wife, Annette Crosbie.
  • Richard Wilson: Scottish actor, well known for his role as Victor Meldrew of "One Foot in the Grave," playing with his real-life wife, Annette Crosbie.
  • Wolfgang Hildesheimer: German / Swiss architect / writer (Mozart biog).
  • Oswald von Nell-Breuning: German Theologist / philosopher, dies at 101.
  • Wolfgang Hildesheimer: German / Swiss architect.
Facts:
  • Communist coup is crushed in the USSR in 2 days
  • Latvia declares renewal of its full independence after the occupation of Soviet Union.
  • Coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev collapses.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 21, 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 ?

Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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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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Boss Of Bosses

By: Joseph F. O'Brien and Andris Kurins

Paul Castellano headed New York's immensely powerful Gambino crime family for more than ten years. On December 16, 1985, he was gunned down in a spectacular shooting on Manhattan's fashionable

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Woody Allen

By: Eric Lax

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?

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cobra Mission: Panic in Cobra City

Cobra Mission: Panic in Cobra City

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure Game, eroge

Bubble Bath Babes

Bubble Bath Babes

Platform: NES

Genre: Adult-oriented puzzle game

Publisher: Panesian, Hacker International, American Video Entertainment

Doki! Doki! Yūenchi: Crazy Land Daisakusen

Doki! Doki! Yūenchi: Crazy Land Daisakusen

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: VAP (JP) American Softworks (EU)

Captain America and the Avengers

Captain America and the Avengers

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Beat 'em up, platformer, Action

Publisher: Data East Mindscape

F-22 Interceptor

F-22 Interceptor

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

Once Around

Format: VHS release

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The Godfather Part III

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release, 2-Videocassette set

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Days of Thunder

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release; although still uses 1990 Paramount copyright

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Robin Hood

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release; Walt Disney Classics

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Young Guns II

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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