Saturday August 24, 1991

US date format: 8/24/1991, UK date format: 24/8/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 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 Lucy Mecklenburgh . 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 Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Land of the Lost. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aldynes or Altered Space: A 3-D Alien Adventure.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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Events

  • Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
  • Gorbachev resigns as head of the USSR Communist Party
  • Silky Stallone, wins the Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway
  • Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
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Movies

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Black Robe

Black Robe

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, Aden Young, Sandrine Holt, August Schellenberg

Little Man Tate

Little Man Tate

Directed by: Jodie Foster

Starring: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Alex Lee

Close My Eyes

Close My Eyes

Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff

Starring: Alan Rickman, Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves, Karl Johnson

Company Business

Company Business

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O'Quinn

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Luv und Lee

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

NFL Live

NFL Live

Darkwing Duck

Darkwing Duck

Days to next August 24

If August 24, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 2 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark

Loves Music, Loves To Dance

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New York's trendy magazines are a source of peril when a killer enacts a bizarre dance of death, using the personal ads to lure his victims...

Dave Barry Talks Back by Dave Barry

Dave Barry Talks Back

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

Beast by Peter Benchley

Beast

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"Makes the shark from "Jaws" look like a pet goldfish . . ." USA Weekend Straight from the cutting edge of science and the logs of ancient mariners comes an immense

The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

The Beauty Myth

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The bestselling classic that redefined our view od the relationship between beauty and female identity. In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before.

Woody Allen by Eric Lax

Woody Allen

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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?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aldynes

Aldynes

Platform: SuperGrafx PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Extra Innings Hakunetsu Pro Yakyuu Ganba League

Extra Innings Hakunetsu Pro Yakyuu Ganba League

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Altered Space: A 3-D Alien Adventure

Altered Space: A 3-D Alien Adventure

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle Adventure

Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball

Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Detana!! Twinbee

Detana!! Twinbee

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Xbox 360

Genre: Vertical Shooter

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 24, 1991?

On August 24, 1991 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 24, 1991?

On August 24, 1991 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 24, 1991?

On August 24, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 24, 1991?

On August 24, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 24, 1991?

On August 24, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 24, 1991?

On August 24, 1991 several famous people were born including, Lucy Mecklenburgh.

Which famous people died on August 24, 1991?

Famous people died on August 24, 1991 include, Abel Kivlat, Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Mike Sokoll.

What was the number one song in August 24, 1991?

The number one song in the week of August 24, 1991 was (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams in UK.

What were the top hits on August 24, 1991?

The top hits on August 24, 1991 were (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams, It Ain't Over Til It's Over by Lenny Kravitz, Every Heartbeat by Amy Grant in US and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams, I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred, More Than Words by Extreme in UK.


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