Friday May 24, 1991

US date format: 5/24/1991, UK date format: 24/5/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Lou Lesage and Tanner Howe. 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 Lemmings or A320 Airbus.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • Israel conducts Operation Solomon, evacuating Ethiopian Jews to Israel.
  • Eritrea gains its independence from Ethiopia.

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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 24

If May 24, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 4 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 24 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?

England Championship Special

England Championship Special

Genre: Sports

Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe

Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Fastest 1

Fastest 1

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Human Entertainment

Lemmings

Lemmings

Platform: Amiga, various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East (arcade prototype) Sega (Mega Drive (Genesis PAL), SMS and GG) Ocean Software (GB, NES PAL) Sony (PSP) SunSoft (NES, MD/GEN, SNES, TG-16) Take-Two Interactive (GBC)

A320 Airbus

A320 Airbus

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Thalion Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 24, 1991 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 24, 1991?

On May 24, 1991 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 24, 1991?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 24, 1991?

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

Which famous people are born on May 24, 1991?

On May 24, 1991 several famous people were born including, Lou Lesage, Tanner Howe, Aled Davies.

Which famous people died on May 24, 1991?

Famous people died on May 24, 1991 include, Miriam di San Servolo.

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

The number one song in the week of May 24, 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 24, 1991?

The top hits on May 24, 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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