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Saturday 12 January 1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Plains Of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boys from the Bush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Breed or Asmik-kun Land.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Starring: Scott Riley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Madness

Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Brute Force

Starring: Tom Diamond, John E. Ford III, Ken Hackman, Greg Krager

Country: United States

GamePro TV

Starring: J.D. Roth, Brennan Howard

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne

Country: United States

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Not Without My Daughter

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Starring: Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal

Country: United States

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Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard

Country: United States

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Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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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:
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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.48
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Bush, Men of the Year -- Jan. 7, 1991
  • Life: Year In Pictures

Books

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

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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The Plains Of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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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 ?

A.G.E.

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Space flight simulator

Publisher: Coktel Vision

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Alien Breed

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, MS-DOS, Android, iOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Mobile

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Team17, MicroLeague

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American Gladiators

Platform: NES, Super NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GameTek

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Asmik-kun Land

Asmik-kun Land

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Asmik

Extra Innings Hakunetsu Pro Yakyuu Ganba League

Extra Innings Hakunetsu Pro Yakyuu Ganba League

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation


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