Tuesday May 21, 1991

US date format: 5/21/1991, UK date format: 21/5/1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Joshua Burt and Kayla Itsines. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. City Slickers, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while In Our Defense by Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armed Police Unit Gallop or Fantastic Dizzy.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
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Events

  • Former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a female suicide bomber near Madras.
  • Mengistu Haile Mariam, president of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, flees Ethiopia, effectively bringing the Ethiopian Civil War to an end.

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Movies

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City Slickers

City Slickers

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby

Country: United States of America

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles

Country: United States of America

The Big Slice

The Big Slice

Directed by: John Bradshaw

Starring: Casey Siemaszko, Leslie Hope, Louis Ferreira, Kenneth Welsh

The Killing Zone

The Killing Zone

Directed by: Addison Randall

Starring: Deron McBee, Armando Silvestre, James Dalesandro, Melissa Moore

Proof

Proof

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot, Russell Crowe, Heather Mitchell

TV Series

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All Good Things

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

Days to next May 21

If May 21, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 4 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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In Our Defense by Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy

In Our Defense

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We The People The Bill of Rights defines and defends the freedoms we enjoy as Americans -- from the right to bear arms to the right to a civil jury.

Moving Pictures by Ali MacGraw

Moving Pictures

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This is the autobiography of a former photographer's stylist who became an international film celebrity and married two of Hollywood's biggest names, but then seemed to throw it all away.

The Commanders by Bob Woodward

The Commanders

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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.

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 …

Sleepwalking Through History by Haynes Johnson

Sleepwalking Through History

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In this brilliantly readable book, Haynes Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the turning points of a decade: the poor became homeless while the rich embraced the new religion of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Armed Police Unit Gallop

Armed Police Unit Gallop

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem

Fantastic Dizzy

Fantastic Dizzy

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Amiga, Sega Game Gear, Amiga CD32

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

Dino Land

Dino Land

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Video Pinball simulation

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation Products

Fatal Fury: King of Fighters

Fatal Fury: King of Fighters

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD, Mega Drive/Genesis, Sharp X68000, Super Famicom/SNES, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: SNK Magical Company (Sharp X68000)

D/Generation

D/Generation

Platform: PC, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST

Genre: arcade adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 21, 1991?

On May 21, 1991 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 21, 1991?

On May 21, 1991 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 21, 1991?

On May 21, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 21, 1991?

On May 21, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 21, 1991?

On May 21, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 21, 1991?

On May 21, 1991 several famous people were born including, Kayla Itsines, Joshua Burt, CreepsMcPasta .

Which famous people died on May 21, 1991?

Famous people died on May 21, 1991 include, Rajiv Gandhi, Bobby Dale, Jean Van Joutte.

What was the number one song in May 21, 1991?

The number one song in the week of May 21, 1991 was I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey in US and The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher in UK.

What were the top hits on May 21, 1991?

The top hits on May 21, 1991 were I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey, Touch Me (All Night Long) by Cathy Dennis, More Than Words by Extreme in US and The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher, Last Train To Trancentral by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution, Sailing On The Seven Seas by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark in UK.


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