Saturday August 31, 1991

US date format: 8/31/1991, UK date format: 31/8/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 31, 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 Jaz Kuyper and António da Costa. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 A.G.E. or Captain Commando.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1991, at August 31 across the years or at August 1991 calendar.

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Historical Events

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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)
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Events

  • 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
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Movies

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

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

The Man in the Moon

The Man in the Moon

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland, Reese Witherspoon

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Luv und Lee

Luv und Lee

Directed by: Hans-Joachim Hildebrandt

James Randi: Psychic Investigator

James Randi: Psychic Investigator

Starring: James Randi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

101st Marriage Proposal

101st Marriage Proposal

Starring: Atsuko Asano, Tetsuya Takeda, Yôsuke Eguchi, Ritsuko Tanaka

Country: Japan

Days to next August 31

If August 31, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 3 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 26 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

Battle Storm

Battle Storm

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action Strategy[1]

Publisher: Yonezawa PR21

A.G.E.

A.G.E.

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Space flight simulator

Publisher: Coktel Vision

Divine Sealing

Divine Sealing

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: CYX

Captain Commando

Captain Commando

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Super NES, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PSP, GameTap

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 31, 1991?

On August 31, 1991 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 31, 1991?

On August 31, 1991 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 31, 1991?

On August 31, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1991?

On August 31, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 31, 1991?

On August 31, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 31, 1991?

On August 31, 1991 several famous people were born including, Jaz Kuyper, António da Costa.

Which famous people died on August 31, 1991?

Famous people died on August 31, 1991 include, Leigh Watson.

What was the number one song in August 31, 1991?

The number one song in the week of August 31, 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 31, 1991?

The top hits on August 31, 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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