Friday May 31, 1991

US date format: 5/31/1991, UK date format: 31/5/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Azealia Banks and Farrah Abraham. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Object Lessons by Anna Quindlen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cool Croc Twins or Champion of the Raj.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Events

  • Oldest bride - Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia.
  • Sides in Angola sign a treaty ending 16-year civil war.
  • Bicesse Accords in Angola lay out a transition to multi-party democracy under the supervision of the United Nations' UNAVEM II mission.

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Movies

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Country: United States of America

City Slickers

City Slickers

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby

Country: United States of America

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles

Country: United States of America

The Big Slice

The Big Slice

Directed by: John Bradshaw

Starring: Casey Siemaszko, Leslie Hope, Louis Ferreira, Kenneth Welsh

The Killing Zone

The Killing Zone

Directed by: Addison Randall

Starring: Deron McBee, Armando Silvestre, James Dalesandro, Melissa Moore

TV Series

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All Good Things

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

Days to next May 31

If May 31, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 3 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Object Lessons by Anna Quindlen

Object Lessons

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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR"Elaborate and playful...Honest and deeply felt....Here is the Quindlen wit, the sharp eye for the details of class and manners, [and] the ardent

As The Crow Flies by Jeffrey Archer

As The Crow Flies

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Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow.

Bright Captivity by Eugenia Price

Bright Captivity

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A seamless blend of keen imagination, meticulous research, and narrative artistry chronicling the richness and turbulence of life on Georgia's St.

Immortality by Milan Kundera

Immortality

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Milan Kundera's sixth novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman to her swimming instructor, a gesture that cre-ates a character in the mind of a writer named Kundera.

A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani

A History Of The Arab Peoples

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Upon its publication in 1991, Albert Hourani’s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Platform: DOS, Mobile Phones

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Softdisk Publishing

Cool Croc Twins

Cool Croc Twins

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Empire Software

Champion of the Raj

Champion of the Raj

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Crystal Caves

Crystal Caves

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Side scrolling platformer

Publisher: Apogee Software

Bulls vs Lakers and the NBA Playoffs

Bulls vs Lakers and the NBA Playoffs

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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