Friday July 12, 1991

US date format: 7/12/1991, UK date format: 12/7/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 12, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Erik Per Sullivan and James Rodríguez. 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. Scorchers, directed by David Beaird, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Woody Allen by Eric Lax was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hidden Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duke Nukem or Fate: Gates of Dawn.
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Scorchers

Directed by: David Beaird

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Denholm Elliott, James Earl Jones, Emily Lloyd

Mobsters

Directed by: Michael Karbelnikoff

Starring: Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Rodney Eastman, Costas Mandylor

Country: United States of America

Another You

Directed by: Maurice Phillips

Starring: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Mercedes Ruehl, Stephen Lang

V.I. Warshawski

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Jay O. Sanders, Charles Durning, Angela Goethals

My Own Private Idaho

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 12, 1991?


    Holidays

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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TV Series

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

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

Veronica Clare

Confessions of Crime

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Woody Allen

By: Eric Lax

Few celebrities are as instantly recognizable as Woody Allen. Few are as notoriously shy. And perhaps none are as elusive: Is Woody Allen a comedian who wants to be taken seriously?

The Rustlers Of West Fork

By: Louis L'Amour

In this first of four classic frontier novels, Louis L'Amour adds his own special brand to the life and adventures of one of America's favorite fictional cowboys, Hopalong Cassidy.

The Commanders

By: Bob Woodward

It is impossible to examine any part of the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century without seeing the hand of Dick Cheney, Colin Powell or one of their loyalists.

Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

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

Illiberal Education

By: Dinesh D'Souza

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: reLINE Software

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: EU Infogrames; NA Spectrum HoloByte

2nd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

Discworld MUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Comic fantasy MUD

Duke Nukem

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software


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