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Saturday August 31, 1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jaz Kuyper and António da Costa. 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 Mana or Fastest 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 August 1991

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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The Fisher King

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

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

Country: United States

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Dogfight

Directed by: Nancy Savoca

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

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Let Him Have It

Directed by: Peter Medak

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

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Rambling Rose

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

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

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Roc

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

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The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars!

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leigh Watson: US aviation pioneer / air force General, dies at 93.
Facts:
  • Houston QB David Klingler sets NCAA record with 6 touchdown passes in the 2nd quarter as the Cougars clobbered Louisiana Tech 73-3
  • Jan Berry (Jan & Dean) weds Gertie Filip
  • Richard J Kerr, ends term as Deputy Director of CIA
  • Rockies bat out of order against Expos in 1st inning
  • William H Webster, ends term as 14th Director of CIA

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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.

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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 -

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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.

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Maximum Bob

By: Elmore Leonard

“Hilarious….Strange and risky….A right-on, pitch perfect novel, with wide social scope, comic genius, page-burning storytelling magic, and juicy characters who wrench your heart and gut.”

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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)

Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure

Platform: NES

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LJN

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Bonk's Revenge

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Game Boy, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Windows Store

Genre: 2D side scrolling platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC Home Electronics

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Fastest 1

Fastest 1

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Human Entertainment

Discworld MUD

Discworld MUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Comic fantasy MUD

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Misery

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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The Jungle Book

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release on Walt Disney Classics

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Days of Thunder

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release; although still uses 1990 Paramount copyright

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GoodFellas

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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