Tuesday 12 November 1991
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gijs Van Hoecke .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Cream by Prince.
In UK Dizzy by Vic Reeves & The Wonder Stuff was in the top 5 hits.
Cape Fear, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991
while The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Children of the North.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Rock or Brandish.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Full House 100th episode-twins are born
- Atlanta Brave Tom Glavine wins NL Cy Young Award
- Indonesian army shoots on funeral possession: 270-520 die
- June Rowlands is elected the first female Mayor of Toronto.
- American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials, in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.
- Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to Phnom Penh after 13 years of exile.
- Kidnappers in Lebanon set Anglican Church envoys Terry Waite and Thomas Sutherland free.
- Serb troops take Vukovar after an 87-day siege, and commit the worst massacre in Croatian history.
- An Azerbaijani MI-8 helicopter carrying 19 peacekeeping mission team with officials and journalists from Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan is shot down by Armenian military forces in Khojavend district of Azerbaijan.
- Süleyman Demirel of DYP forms the new government of Turkey (49th government, coalition partner CHP).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1991 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Prince - Cream
- Bryan Adams - Can't Stop This Thing We Started
- Michael Bolton - When A Man Loves A Woman
- Boyz II Men - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
- PM Dawn - Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
- Roberta Flack - Set The Night To Music
- Naughty By Nature - O.P.P.
- Amy Grant - That's What Love Is For
- Karyn White - Romantic
- Guns N' Roses - Don't Cry
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