Wednesday August 28, 1991

US date format: 8/28/1991, UK date format: 28/8/1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrej Pejic and Julia Price. 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 Dave Barry Talks Back by Dave Barry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Land of the Lost. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darkman: The Video Game or Final Fantasy Legend III.
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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 28, 1991?


    Holidays

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)

    Events

  • Lexington Ave IRT subway train derails at Union Square, 5 die
  • Red Tom Browning vs. Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher
  • Five die in a New York City subway's third worst accident.
  • Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
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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?

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.

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 -

Sky Masters

By: Dale Brown

Publication Date: 1971 When Lieutenant Colonel Patrick McLanahan is offered the chance to test-fly a new B-2 bomber in strategic warfare training sorties, he jumps at the chance.

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 …

The Firm

By: John Grisham

When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Darkman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Game Boy, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: NA Sunsoft

Blaster Master Jr.

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Bases Loaded 4

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports video games

Publisher: Jaleco

The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Taito; EU Taito


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