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Tuesday 15 January 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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 Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Together Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cadash or Battle Isle series.
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What the sky looked like on 15 January 1991

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Movies

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

The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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

Country: United States

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Mediterraneo

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

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

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Daughters of the Dust

Directed by: Julie Dash

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

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Poison

Directed by: Todd Haynes

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

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Queens Logic

Directed by: Steve Rash

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

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TV Series

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

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

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Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

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The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

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Davis Rules

Lazarus & Dingwall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 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.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Facts:
  • 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.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 15, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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 .

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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

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Possession

By: A. S. Byatt

National Bestseller Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love

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Suddenly

By: George F. Will

Will compares the success America has had in spreading the democratic/free market message abroad with the difficulties it is experiencing at home.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stone

Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stone

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Publisher: JP Technōs Japan; NA Acclaim Entertainment

Fascination

Fascination

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Coktel Vision Digital Integration

Battle Isle series

Battle Isle series

Platform: Amiga, DOS (older), Microsoft Windows (newer)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Cadash

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx-16, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

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Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

Platform: Amiga, PC

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

Child's Play 2

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS re-release on Walt Disney Classics

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Mortal Thoughts

Format: VHS release

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Lionheart

Format: VHS release

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The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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