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), 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 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 Iron John by Robert Bly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hidden Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Karnak or Armadillo.
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Historical Events

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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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Movies

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Scorchers

Scorchers

Directed by: David Beaird

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

Mobsters

Mobsters

Directed by: Michael Karbelnikoff

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

Country: United States of America

Another You

Another You

Directed by: Maurice Phillips

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

V.I. Warshawski

V.I. Warshawski

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

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

My Own Private Idaho

My Own Private Idaho

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Hidden Room

The Hidden Room

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

All Good Things

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

Vorsicht! Falke!

Veronica Clare

Veronica Clare

Confessions of Crime

Confessions of Crime

Days to next July 12

If July 12, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 2 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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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

Damage by Josephine Hart

Damage

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“A passionate, elegant, ruthless story.” —Iris Murdoch The New York Times bestselling novel—now available as an ebookDamage is the gripping story of a man’s desperate obsession and scandalous love affair.

Silent Coup by Len Colodny and Robert Gettlin

Silent Coup

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This important political history throws out all previously accepted views of Watergate and reveals the personal motives and secret political goals that combined to cause the downfall of Richard Nixon.

Beast by Peter Benchley

Beast

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"Makes the shark from "Jaws" look like a pet goldfish . . ." USA Weekend Straight from the cutting edge of science and the logs of ancient mariners comes an immense

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Big Karnak

Big Karnak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Gaelco

Extra Innings Hakunetsu Pro Yakyuu Ganba League

Extra Innings Hakunetsu Pro Yakyuu Ganba League

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge

Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Armadillo

Armadillo

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: IGS

64th Street: A Detective Story

64th Street: A Detective Story

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco


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