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Friday January 18, 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 18, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Britt McKillip and Diego Simoes. 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 Cadash or Dark Ages.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 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 18 January 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lillian Bond: Actress (Air Mail, Pick-up, Blond Cheat), dies at 83.
  • Nita Krebs: Actor (Munchkin-Wizard of Oz), dies of heart attack at 85.
  • Hamilton Fish: American politician, a congressman who served in the House of Representatives representing his district in New York from 1969-1995.
Facts:
  • Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel
  • Eastern Airlines goes out of business after 62 years due to financial problems.
  • US acknowledges Central Intelligence Agency and US Army paid Manuel Noriega $320,000 over his career.
  • Eastern Air Lines shuts down after 62 years, citing financial problems.
  • A SCUD attack on Tel Aviv injures 15 people.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 18, 1991 - Geocentric view

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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

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The Cat And The Curmudgeon

By: Cleveland Amory

Despite his hard-knock beginnings, Polar Bear is finicky about his newfound fame. Will nine lives be enough for him to answer all his fan mail?

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The Secret Pilgrim

By: John le Carré

Nothing is as it was. Old enemies embrace. The dark staging grounds of the Cold War—whose shadows barely obscured the endless games of espionage—are flooded with light; the rules are rewritten,

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dark Ages

Dark Ages

Platform: DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software

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Black Heart

Black Heart

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

Cadash

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

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Catacomb 3-D

Catacomb 3-D

Platform: DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Softdisk

Home videos

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

Race with the Devil

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS re-release

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Memphis Belle

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Days of Thunder

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release; although still uses 1990 Paramount copyright

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Graffiti Bridge

Format: VHS release

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Mo' Better Blues

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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