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). 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 Maus Ii by Art Spiegelman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sightings. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4D Sports Boxing or Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Where the Day Takes You

Directed by: Marc Rocco

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

Tiger Claws

Directed by: Kelly Makin

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

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

Directed by: Alex Cox

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

Grand Canyon

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 21, 1991?


    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
Sport Games on December 21, 1991

Sport Games on December 21, 1991


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Sightings

Directed by: Dallas Morgan

Ein Engel namens Flint

Barrymore

Directed by: Erik Canuel

Feuerwache 09

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1991?

Books

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

Maus Ii

By: Art Spiegelman

***WINNER OF THE 1992 PULIZTER PRIZE***Acclaimed as a quiet triumph and a brutally moving work of art, the first volume of Art Spiegelman's Mausintroduced readers to Vladek Spieglman, a Jewish survivor

The Sapphire Rose

By: David Eddings

Finally the knight Sparhawk had come to possess Bhellion, the legendary jewel of magic. With it, he frees Queen Ehalana from the crystalline cocoon that preserves her life, but Bhellion carries

Uh-Oh

By: Robert Fulghum

"Uh-oh" is more than a momentary reaction to small problems. "Uh-oh" is an attitude -- a perspective on the universe. The #1 Bestseller by the author of ALL I REALLY NEED

Under Fire

By: Oliver L. North with William Novak

In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and …

The Jolly Christmas Postman

By: Janet and Allan Ahlberg

The Jolly Postman rides again with more real letters, and present, too, in his Christmas postbag.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

3D Construction Kit

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128, Atari ST/Mega STE, Commodore 64/128, IBM PC (DOS), Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48/128/+3, Commodore Plus 4(unofficial)

Genre: Construction kit, game creation, utility, simulation

Publisher: Domark, Incentive Software (DOS version only)

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Platform: DOS, Mobile Phones

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Softdisk Publishing

4D Sports Boxing

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST, Macintosh, Fujitsu FM Towns Marty

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Mindscape

Platform: DOS Game Boy Mac OS Super NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Spectrum HoloByte

Decap Attack

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega


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