Saturday September 21, 1991

US date format: 9/21/1991, UK date format: 21/9/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lara Grangeon and Zoe Weizenbaum. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Adore Mi Amor by Color Me Badd. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Night on Earth, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Silent Coup by Len Colodny and Robert Gettlin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Tintin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fascination or Battle Isle series.
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Night on Earth

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

Country: United States of America

A Scene at the Sea

Directed by: Takeshi Kitano

Starring: Claude Maki, Hiroko Ôshima, Sabu Kawahara, Toshizo Fujiwara

Ricochet

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Lithgow, Ice-T, Kevin Pollak

The Super

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Joe Pesci, Vincent Gardenia, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Rubén Blades

Shout

Directed by: Jeffrey Hornaday

Starring: John Travolta, Jamie Walters, Heather Graham, Richard Jordan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 21, 1991?


    Holidays

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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    Events

  • Armenia votes on whether to remain in Soviet Union
  • USA Basketball announces Dream Team for the 1992 Olympics
  • Culinary Union Local 226 at Hotel Last Frontier in Las Vegas votes 464 to 7 in favor of striking.

TV Series

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

The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Homefront

Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States of America

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

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Books

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

Silent Coup

By: Len Colodny and Robert Gettlin

This important political history throws out all previously accepted views of Watergate and reveals the personal motives and secret political goals that combined to cause the downfall of Richard Nixon.

Outer Banks

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Yet another southern gothic twister from Siddons--though this time the author edges into the emotionally honest territory of, say, a Gail Godwin, right up until the very end, when she slams

The Kitchen God'S Wife

By: Amy Tan

Winnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose everything.

Dave Barry Talks Back

By: Dave Barry

Yet another collection of Barry wit and wisdom by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and the author of Dave Barry Turns 40.

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fascination

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Coktel Vision Digital Integration

Battletoads

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP NCS; NA Tradewest; EU Nintendo

Battle Isle series

Platform: Amiga, DOS (older), Microsoft Windows (newer)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: 2D action platformer

Duke Nukem

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software


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