Tuesday January 15, 1991

US date format: 1/15/1991, UK date format: 15/1/1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ayeza Khan and Karissa Pukas. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Love Will Never Do (Without You) by Janet Jackson. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. The Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Together Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Back to the Future Part III or Fighting Masters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Country: United States of America

Mediterraneo

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna, Claudio Bisio

Daughters of the Dust

Directed by: Julie Dash

Starring: Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbarao, Trula Hoosier

Poison

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Susan Norman, Millie White

Queens Logic

Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Linda Fiorentino, John Malkovich, Joe Mantegna

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 15, 1991?


    Holidays

  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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    Events

  • Sean Lennon's remake of his father's "Give Peace A Chance" is released to coincide with the United Nation's midnight deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait. The lyrics were updated to reflect concerns of the 1990's.
  • The United Nations deadline for the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from occupied Kuwait expires, preparing the way for the start of Operation Desert Storm.
  • Elizabeth II, in her capacity as Queen of Australia, signs letters patent allowing Australia to become the first Commonwealth Realm to institute its own separate Victoria Cross award in its own honours system.

TV Series

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

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Davis Rules

Lazarus & Dingwall

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Books

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

Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

A Life On The Road

By: Charles Kuralt

"A professional memoir of a gifted, good-humored and gracious man...The book has the feel of good conversation on a long trip."THE

The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: MSX, Sharp X68000, NES, PC

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Koei

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: 2D fighting

Back to the Future Part III

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, and ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade Western

Publisher: Image Works Arena Entertainment

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: LJN

Detana!! Twinbee

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Xbox 360

Genre: Vertical Shooter

Publisher: Konami


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