Tuesday May 14, 1991

US date format: 5/14/1991, UK date format: 14/5/1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 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. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Proof, directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, 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 Armageddon or Blaster Master Jr..
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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Events

  • Winnie Mandela sentenced to 6 years for complicity in kidnapping and beating of four youths, one of whom died, She is freed pending appeal
  • Robert M Gates becomes 15th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.
  • 42 die in a train collision in Japan.
  • Elizabeth II arrives in Washington, D.C. for a 13-day royal visit to the U.S.

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Movies

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Proof

Proof

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot, Russell Crowe, Heather Mitchell

Soapdish

Soapdish

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Cathy Moriarty, Teri Hatcher

Crooked Hearts

Crooked Hearts

Directed by: Michael Bortman

Starring: Peter Berg, Vincent D'Onofrio, Noah Wyle, Peter Coyote

Thelma & Louise

Thelma & Louise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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

Country: United States of America

Backdraft

Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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All Good Things

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

Days to next May 14

If May 14, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 4 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Illiberal Education by Dinesh D'Souza

Illiberal Education

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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

The Seventh Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Seventh Commandment

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Lawrence Sanders concludes his bestselling Commandment series with a sizzling tale of hot-blooded lust and stone-cold murder Nothing gets by Dora Conti.

The Seeress Of Kell by David Eddings

The Seeress Of Kell

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Book 5 of "The Malloreon", the worldwide bestselling fantasy series by one of the godfathers of the tradition. Discover the epic stories that inspired generations of fantasy writers - from Raymond Feist's "The Riftwar Cycle" to George R.

The Druid Of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Druid Of Shannara

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In the three hundred years since the death of the Druid Allanon, the evil Shadowen have seized control of the Four Lands.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fighting Masters

Fighting Masters

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: 2D fighting

Armageddon

Armageddon

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Low fantasy roleplaying MUD

Blaster Master Jr.

Blaster Master Jr.

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2

Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

Eliminator Boat Duel

Eliminator Boat Duel

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electro Brain

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 14, 1991?

On May 14, 1991 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 14, 1991?

On May 14, 1991 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 14, 1991?

On May 14, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 14, 1991?

On May 14, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 14, 1991?

On May 14, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on May 14, 1991?

Famous people died on May 14, 1991 include, John Edward, Ast Fonteyne, Herman Niels

What was the number one song in May 14, 1991?

The number one song in the week of May 14, 1991 was I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five in US and The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher in UK

What were the top hits on May 14, 1991?

The top hits on May 14, 1991 were I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five, Touch Me (All Night Long) by Cathy Dennis, Here We Go by C & C Music Factory in US and The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher, Last Train To Trancentral by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution, Sailing On The Seven Seas by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark in UK


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