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Saturday 12 January 1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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 Lady Boss by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Together Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Choplifter II or Checkered Flag.
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What the sky looked like on 12 January 1991

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

White Fang

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

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

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New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

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

Country: United States

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The Terror Within II

Directed by: Andrew Stevens

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

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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

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

Country: United States

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Avalon

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

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Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

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The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 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
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 12 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Vasco Pratolini: Italian writer, a novelist and short story writer who won a number of prizes.
Facts:
  • Largest crowd to watch Atlantic Coast Womens Basketball game (11,520).
  • Melvin Stewart swims world record 200 metre butterfly (1 55.69).
  • Gulf War: An act of the U.S. Congress authorizes the use of military force to drive Iraq out of Kuwait.
  • 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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Sport Games on 12 January 1991

NFL
American Football
  • Miami Dolphins - Buffalo Bills : 34 - 44
  • Washington Redskins - San Francisco 49ers : 10 - 28
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 12, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins

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

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Needful Things

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a mysterious store than can sell you whatever you desire—but not without exacting a terrible price in return.“There

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The Fourth K

By: Mario Puzo

A PRESIDENTIAL DYNASTY. AN ARAB TERRORIST ATTACK. DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE. Mario Puzo envisioned it all in his eerily prescient 1991 novel, The Fourth K.President

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat

Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat

Platform: Arcade game, NES, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Leland Corporation (arcade) Tradewest (NES) Sales Curve (other formats)

Checkered Flag

Checkered Flag

Platform: Atari Lynx Atari Jaguar

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Corporation

Choplifter II

Choplifter II

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Strategy

Publisher: Victor Interactive Software

A.G.E.

A.G.E.

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Space flight simulator

Publisher: Coktel Vision

F-22 Interceptor

F-22 Interceptor

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Bonfire of the Vanities

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Misery

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Three Men and a Little Lady

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Kindergarten Cop

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Pacific Heights

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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