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Sunday 12 May 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bradford N Smith . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joyride by Roxette. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Thelma & Louise, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Damage by Josephine Hart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster Master Jr. or F.Godmom.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1991

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Movies

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

Thelma & Louise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen

Country: United States

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Only the Lonely

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn

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Drop Dead Fred

Directed by: Ate de Jong

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason, Tim Matheson

Country: United States

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Hudson Hawk

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

Country: United States

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What About Bob?

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

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Vorsicht! Falke!

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Separate But Equal

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Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic.
  • A new cancer drug is announced, which can only be found in bark of a rare tree in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Nepal holds its first multiparty legislative election since 1959.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Damage

By: Josephine Hart

“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.

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Cold Fire

By: Dean R. Koontz

'There is an Enemy. It is coming. It is relentless.' Schoolteacher Jim Ironheart flies on an impulse to Portland, Oregon. There he risks his life to save a child from being

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The Novel

By: James A. Michener

In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing.

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Life Is Too Short

By: Mickey Rooney

He soared form the wrong side of Brooklyn to the top of the world. And he's still hot six decades later.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Flight of the Intruder

Platform: PC (DOS), Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Spectrum HoloByte (PC, Amiga, Atari ST), Mindscape (NES)

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Dracula the Undead (video game)

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Blaster Master Jr.

Blaster Master Jr.

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Double Axle

Double Axle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Taito

F.Godmom

F.Godmom

Platform: MS-DOS Windows 3.1

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Soggybread Software

Home videos

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

One Good Cop

Format: VHS release

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Class Action

Format: VHS release

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Days of Thunder

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release; although still uses 1990 Paramount copyright

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What About Bob?

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Once Around

Format: VHS release

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