Wednesday January 16, 1991

US date format: 1/16/1991, UK date format: 16/1/1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 16, 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. Famous people born on this day include Julie Dubela and Seike . In that special week of January people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Together Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spider-Man: The Video Game or Fantastic Dizzy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1991, at January 16 across the years or at January 1991 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand

Events

  • 7th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins
  • US and 27 allies attack Iraq for occupying Kuwait (US time)
  • U.S. serial killer Aileen Wuornos confesses to the murders of six men.
  • The United States goes to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War (U.S. Time).

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Movies

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The Silence of the Lambs

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

Mediterraneo

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

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

White Fang

White Fang

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Seymour Cassel, Susan Hogan

New Jack City

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Country: United States of America

Daughters of the Dust

Daughters of the Dust

Directed by: Julie Dash

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

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Music charts

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TV Series

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All Together Now

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Special Rescue Command Solbrain

Special Rescue Command Solbrain

Boys from the Bush

Boys from the Bush

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Starring: Tim Healy, Chris Haywood, Mark Haddigan, Nadine Garner

Country: Australia

Days to next January 16

If January 16, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 10 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt

A Life On The Road

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

Possession by A. S. Byatt

Possession

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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

Powershift by Alvin Toffler

Powershift

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Toffler argues that while headlines focus on shifts of power at the global level, equally significant shifts are taking place in our everyday world--supermarkets, hospitals, banks, television, and politics.

The Witching Hour by Anne Rice

The Witching Hour

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Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

The New Russians by Hedrick Smith

The New Russians

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The bestselling author of The Russians and The Power Game takes the reader inside Russia today--a country in the throes of dramatic change.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Spider-Man: The Video Game

Spider-Man: The Video Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Fantastic Dizzy

Fantastic Dizzy

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Amiga, Sega Game Gear, Amiga CD32

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

2nd Super Robot Wars

2nd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

American Gladiators

American Gladiators

Platform: NES, Super NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GameTek

Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars

Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ultra Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 16, 1991?

On January 16, 1991 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 16, 1991?

On January 16, 1991 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 16, 1991?

On January 16, 1991 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 16, 1991?

On January 16, 1991 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 16, 1991?

On January 16, 1991 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 16, 1991?

On January 16, 1991 several famous people were born including, Julie Dubela, Seike , Matt Duchene.

What was the number one song in January 16, 1991?

The number one song in the week of January 16, 1991 was Love Will Never Do (Without You) by Janet Jackson in US and Sadness Part 1 by Enigma in UK.

What were the top hits on January 16, 1991?

The top hits on January 16, 1991 were Love Will Never Do (Without You) by Janet Jackson, Justify My Love by Madonna, High Enough by Damn Yankees in US and Sadness Part 1 by Enigma, Crazy by Seal, Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter by Iron Maiden in UK.


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