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 birth chart on January 12, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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 The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Together Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extase or Action 52.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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White Fang

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

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

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

Directed by: Andrew Stevens

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

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

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

Country: United States of America

Avalon

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 12, 1991?


    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).
Sport Games on January 12, 1991

Sport Games on January 12, 1991


TV Series

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

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Special Rescue Command Solbrain

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1991?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

The Cat And The Curmudgeon

By: Cleveland Amory

Despite his hard-knock beginnings, Polar Bear is finicky about his newfound fame. Will nine lives be enough for him to answer all his fan mail?

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all …

The Doomsday Conspiracy

By: Sidney Sheldon

When a mysterious weather balloon crashes to earth in the Swiss Alps, the head of the NSA handpicks Robert Bellamy to track down and identify the ten known witnesses to the

Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Extase

Platform: Amiga Atari ST DOS

Genre: Action strategy

Publisher: Virgin Games

Command HQ

Platform: MS-DOS Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microplay Software

Platform: NES Sega Genesis

Genre: Various

Publisher: Active Enterprises

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

Fastest 1

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Human Entertainment


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