Tuesday December 31, 1991, NewYear’s Eve

US date format: 12/31/1991, UK date format: 31/12/1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 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 Katherine Goddeke and Camila Giorgi. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Knight Moves, directed by Carl Schenkel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Nose the Caveman or Ah Eikou No Koshien.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 31, 1991?


Holidays

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

Events

  • CPN, Communist Party of the Netherlands, last day of existance
  • USSR, last day of existence
  • Daniel R McCarthy elected New York Yankees managing general partner.
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at record high 3168.83.
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Movies

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Knight Moves

Knight Moves

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Tom Skerritt, Codie Lucas Wilbee, Joshua Murray

Freejack

Freejack

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins

The Lovers on the Bridge

The Lovers on the Bridge

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Daniel Buain, Klaus-Michael Grüber

Other People's Money

Other People's Money

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller, Piper Laurie

Curly Sue

Curly Sue

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Jim Belushi, Kelly Lynch, Alisan Porter, John Getz

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Feuerwache 09

Feuerwache 09

Barrymore

Barrymore

Directed by: Erik Canuel

Ein Engel namens Flint

Ein Engel namens Flint

Sightings

Sightings

Directed by: Dallas Morgan

Days to next December 31

If December 31, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1992?

  • LIFE: John F Kennedy
  • Time: Detail of Raphael's Madonna del Granduca. Inset: U.S. battleship Wisconsin firing missile towards I
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9310
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.9899

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory

The Cat And The Curmudgeon

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Presents humorous stories relating the true adventures of a white cat called Polar Bear and the ill-tempered old man he owns

Suddenly by George F. Will

Suddenly

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Will compares the success America has had in spreading the democratic/free market message abroad with the difficulties it is experiencing at home.

Lady Boss by Jackie Collins

Lady Boss

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THE DANGEROUSLY BEAUTIFUL LUCKY — RETURNS IN LADY BOSS. AND THIS TIME THE SHOCKINGLY SENSUAL, RUTHLESSLY CLEVER LUCKY IS OUT TO CONQUER HOLLYWOOD!. She

Dazzle by Judith Krantz

Dazzle

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"Captivating. Krantz's latest tome... is her most erotic yet. Dazzle sizzles." -- Daily News, Los Angeles. Now, Judith Krantz, best-selling author of Scruples, Mistral's Daughter, and

Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger

Friday Night Lights

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The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Double Axle

Double Axle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Taito

Big Nose the Caveman

Big Nose the Caveman

Platform: NES, Amiga, Atari ST, Sega Master System (prototype only)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Codemasters

Fascination

Fascination

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Coktel Vision Digital Integration

Conquests of the Longbow

Conquests of the Longbow

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle Solving

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taito Corporation


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