Tuesday August 27, 1991

US date format: 8/27/1991, UK date format: 27/8/1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dylan O'Brien and Lee Sung-yeol. 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. Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Land of the Lost. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 2nd Super Robot Wars or The Bard's Tale Construction Set.
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Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

The Fisher King

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi

Country: United States of America

Dogfight

Directed by: Nancy Savoca

Starring: River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, Richard Panebianco, Anthony Clark

Let Him Have It

Directed by: Peter Medak

Starring: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Rambling Rose

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Laura Dern, Robert Duvall, Diane Ladd, Lukas Haas

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 27, 1991?


    Holidays

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo

    Events

  • Moldavia declares independence from USSR

TV Series

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

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars!

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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.

Chutzpah

By: Alan M. Dershowitz

Lawyer and columnist Dershowitz, author of Reversal of Fortune looks back over his life experiences, specific cases, and historic causes to reflect on his generation of Jews in the US -

Fire In The Belly

By: Sam Keen

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

Loves Music, Loves To Dance

By: Mary Higgins Clark

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...

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: educational

Publisher: PC Globe

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electro Brain

2nd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams

Platform: Arcade TurboGrafx-CD Sharp X68000 PlayStation Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega (Arcade) Hudson Soft (TurboGrafx-CD) Electronic Arts (TurboGrafx-CD), (X68000)


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