Saturday January 12, 1991

US date format: 1/12/1991, UK date format: 12/1/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 12, 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 Pixie Lott and Matt Srama. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. White Fang, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Together Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armadillo or Divine Sealing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1991, at January 12 across the years or at January 1991 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Events

  • Largest crowd to watch Atlantic Coast Womens Basketball game (11,520).
  • Melvin Stewart swims world record 200 metre butterfly (1 55.69).
  • Soviet forces storm Vilnius to stop Lithuanian independence. January Events (Lithuania).
  • A fight and stampede at a pre-season exhibition match between South African football teams Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates in the town of Orkney near Johannesburg, South Africa leaves 42 dead.
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Movies

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White Fang

White Fang

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Seymour Cassel, Susan Hogan

New Jack City

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Country: United States of America

The Terror Within II

The Terror Within II

Directed by: Andrew Stevens

Starring: Andrew Stevens, Stella Stevens, Chick Vennera, R. Lee Ermey

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on January 12, 1991

Sport Games on January 12, 1991


NFL

American Football
  • Miami Dolphins - Buffalo Bills : 34 - 44
  • Washington Redskins - San Francisco 49ers : 10 - 28
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TV Series

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All Together Now

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Special Rescue Command Solbrain

Special Rescue Command Solbrain

Boys from the Bush

Boys from the Bush

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Starring: Tim Healy, Chris Haywood, Mark Haddigan, Nadine Garner

Country: Australia

How old am I?

If January 12, 1991 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Lady Boss by Jackie Collins

Lady Boss

By:

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

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

The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand

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Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

Longshot by Dick Francis

Longshot

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Jump in the saddle with a sure thing. Writer John Kendall travels to England to interview a racehorse trainer with something to hide-a secret that could threaten Kendall's life.

Dazzle by Judith Krantz

Dazzle

By:

"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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

England Championship Special

England Championship Special

Genre: Sports

Armadillo

Armadillo

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: IGS

Champion of the Raj

Champion of the Raj

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Fantastic Dizzy

Fantastic Dizzy

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Amiga, Sega Game Gear, Amiga CD32

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

Divine Sealing

Divine Sealing

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: CYX

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 12, 1991?

On January 12, 1991 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 12, 1991?

On January 12, 1991 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 12, 1991?

On January 12, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 1991?

On January 12, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 12, 1991?

On January 12, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 12, 1991?

On January 12, 1991 several famous people were born including, Pixie Lott, Matt Srama.

Which famous people died on January 12, 1991?

Famous people died on January 12, 1991 include, Vasco Pratolini.

What was the number one song in January 12, 1991?

The number one song in the week of January 12, 1991 was Justify My Love by Madonna in US and Sadness Part 1 by Enigma in UK.

What were the top hits on January 12, 1991?

The top hits on January 12, 1991 were Justify My Love by Madonna, Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B, High Enough by Damn Yankees in US and Sadness Part 1 by Enigma, Crazy by Seal, Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter by Iron Maiden in UK.