Saturday December 21, 1991

US date format: 12/21/1991, UK date format: 21/12/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 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 Isabel Durant and Jillian Rose Reed. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Where the Day Takes You, directed by Marc Rocco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Sum Of All Fears by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sightings. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aldynes or Arachnophobia.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.

Events

  • Soviet Union formally dissolves 11 of 12 Republics sign treaty forming Commonwealth of Independent States
  • US actress Jane Fonda marries CNN-director Ted Turner
  • El Sayid Nosair acquitted of killing Meir Kahane.

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Movies

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Where the Day Takes You

Where the Day Takes You

Directed by: Marc Rocco

Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Robert Knepper, Laura San Giacomo, Sean Astin

Tiger Claws

Tiger Claws

Directed by: Kelly Makin

Starring: Cynthia Rothrock, Nick Dibley, Fern Figueiredo, Jack Vorvis

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

Country: United States of America

Highway Patrolman

Highway Patrolman

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Roberto Sosa, Bruno Bichir, Vanessa Bauche, Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Danny Glover, Kevin Kline, Steve Martin, Mary McDonnell

Sport Games on December 21, 1991

Sport Games on December 21, 1991


NFL

American Football
  • Houston Oilers - New York Giants : 20 - 24
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TV Series

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Sightings

Sightings

Directed by: Dallas Morgan

Ein Engel namens Flint

Ein Engel namens Flint

Barrymore

Barrymore

Directed by: Erik Canuel

Feuerwache 09

Feuerwache 09

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Days to next December 21

If December 21, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 8 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Sum Of All Fears by Tom Clancy

The Sum Of All Fears

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A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that …

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home

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America's favorite housewife takes a witty look at family vacations, describing her escapades in Istanbul, the Galapagos Islands, and other locales

Den Of Thieves by James B. Stewart

Den Of Thieves

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A #1 bestseller from coast to coast, Den of Thieves tells the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who pulled it off, and the

The Jordan Rules by Sam Smith

The Jordan Rules

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A SUPER TEAM...A SUPERSTAR...A SUPER EGO The most gifted athlete ever to play the game, Michael Jordan rose to heights no basketball player had ever reached before.

Prairyerth by William Least Heat-Moon

Prairyerth

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Robert Penn Warren pronounced Heat-Moon's Blue Highways "a masterpiece." Now Heat-Moon has pulled to the side of the road and set off on foot to take readers on an exploration of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aldynes

Aldynes

Platform: SuperGrafx PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Deuteros

Deuteros

Platform: Amiga and Atari ST

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Devilish

Devilish

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Game Gear

Genre: Action, Breakout clone

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

Chuck Rock

Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software

Arachnophobia

Arachnophobia

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Disney Software


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