Friday August 30, 1991

US date format: 8/30/1991, UK date format: 30/8/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 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 Gaia Weiss (model) and Deorro . 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 D-Force or Captain Planet and the Planeteers.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

Events

  • Tamil Tigers capture Sri Lanka Poet Selvi

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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

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 30

If August 30, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 11 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 18 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?

Extase

Extase

Platform: Amiga Atari ST DOS

Genre: Action strategy

Publisher: Virgin Games

D-Force

D-Force

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Asmik

Brandish

Brandish

Platform: PC-9801, MS-DOS, FM Towns, SNES, PC Engine (Brandish) PlayStation Portable (Brandish: The Dark Revenant)

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Falcom (PC-9801, FM Towns, PSP) Mantra (DOS) NEC (PC Engine CD-ROM²) Koei (SNES) XSEED Games (PSP)

Mana

Mana

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita, Super NES, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing Action-adventure Real-time strategy; Action role-playing; Action-adventure; Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square Enix (formerly Square)

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Platform: NES[1] Amiga[2] Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Mindscape


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