Friday July 05, 1991

US date format: 7/5/1991, UK date format: 5/7/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 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 Jason Dolley . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. My Own Private Idaho, directed by Gus Van Sant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Illiberal Education by Dinesh D'Souza was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brat or Chuck Rock.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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Events

  • Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins given final approval by owners
  • Lillian Cucuzza wins name Florida baseball team contest (Marlins)

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Movies

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My Own Private Idaho

My Own Private Idaho

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

Country: United States of America

Dutch

Dutch

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Ed O'Neill, Ethan Embry, JoBeth Williams, Christopher McDonald

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Directed by: Peter Hewitt

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler, Joss Ackland

Country: United States of America

Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin

Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Aamir Khan, Pooja Bhatt, Anupam Kher, Sameer Chitre

Point Break

Point Break

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty

Country: United States of America

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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

James Randi: Psychic Investigator

James Randi: Psychic Investigator

Starring: James Randi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next July 05

If July 05, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 2 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 11 days.
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Books

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Illiberal Education by Dinesh D'Souza

Illiberal Education

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As it "illuminates the crisis of liberal education and offers proposals for reform which deserve full debate" (Morton Halperin, American Civil Liberties Union), "Illiberal Education" "documents how the politics of race

Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark

Loves Music, Loves To Dance

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New York's trendy magazines are a source of peril when a killer enacts a bizarre dance of death, using the personal ads to lure his victims...

Parliament Of Whores by P. J. O'Rourke

Parliament Of Whores

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Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

Heartbeat by Danielle Steel

Heartbeat

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Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Famicon Jump II: Saikyō no Shichinin

Famicon Jump II: Saikyō no Shichinin

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Bandai

Welltris

Welltris

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, C64, DOS, Mac OS Classic, arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: EU Infogrames; NA Spectrum HoloByte

Brat

Brat

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Action puzzle

Publisher: Image Works

Battle Isle series

Battle Isle series

Platform: Amiga, DOS (older), Microsoft Windows (newer)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Chuck Rock

Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software


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