Thursday August 29, 1991

US date format: 8/29/1991, UK date format: 29/8/1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 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 Kyle Chrisley and Emily Harrington. 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 Beast by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Land of the Lost. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Karnak or Cadash.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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Events

  • JFK Jr wins his 1st battle as an attorney
  • USSR suspends Communist Party activities
  • Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union suspends all activities of the Soviet Communist Party.

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Movies

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Back to the Future

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

The Fisher King

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

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

Country: United States of America

Dogfight

Dogfight

Directed by: Nancy Savoca

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

Let Him Have It

Let Him Have It

Directed by: Peter Medak

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

Paradise

Paradise

Directed by: Mary Agnes Donoghue

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Don Johnson, Elijah Wood, Thora Birch

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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

Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars!

Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars!

Where's Waldo?

Where's Waldo?

Days to next August 29

If August 29, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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 Firm by John Grisham

The Firm

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

Under The Influence by Peter Hernon and Terry Ganey

Under The Influence

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For over a century the Busch name stood for power, wealth, influence and premium beer. The gargantuan Anheuser-Busch brewing empire survived countless public and private scandals.

Silent Coup by Len Colodny and Robert Gettlin

Silent Coup

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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.

Sky Masters by Dale Brown

Sky Masters

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Big Karnak

Big Karnak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Gaelco

Flames of Freedom

Flames of Freedom

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter, action role-playing game, simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird/MicroProse

Conan

Conan

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

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)

Cadash

Cadash

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx-16, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 29, 1991?

On August 29, 1991 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 29, 1991?

On August 29, 1991 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 29, 1991?

On August 29, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 29, 1991?

On August 29, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 29, 1991?

On August 29, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 29, 1991?

On August 29, 1991 several famous people were born including, Kyle Chrisley, Chelsea Houska, Emily Harrington.

Which famous people died on August 29, 1991?

Famous people died on August 29, 1991 include, Dallas Adams, Daniel Ocko, Dixie Dunbar [Charlotte King].

What was the number one song in August 29, 1991?

The number one song in the week of August 29, 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 29, 1991?

The top hits on August 29, 1991 were (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams, Fading Like A Flower (Every Time You Leave) by Roxette, It Ain't Over Til It's Over by Lenny Kravitz 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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