Saturday May 18, 1991

US date format: 5/18/1991, UK date format: 18/5/1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 18, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Curtis Lee and AshONasty . 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 Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Construction Kit or Mana.
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Movies

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Proof

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

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

Soapdish

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

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

Crooked Hearts

Directed by: Michael Bortman

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

Thelma & Louise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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

Country: United States of America

Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 18, 1991?


    Events

  • 117th Preakness: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 1:54.

    Famous Deaths

  • Edwina Booth: American biographer and memoirist.

TV Series

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

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

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

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1991?

Books

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

Loves Music, Loves To Dance

By: Mary Higgins Clark

New York's trendy magazines are a source of peril when a killer enacts a bizarre dance of death, using the personal ads to lure his victims...

Life Is Too Short

By: Mickey Rooney

He soared form the wrong side of Brooklyn to the top of the world. And he's still hot six decades later.

The Novel

By: James A. Michener

In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing.

Object Lessons

By: Anna Quindlen

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR"Elaborate and playful...Honest and deeply felt....Here is the Quindlen wit, the sharp eye for the details of class and manners, [and] the ardent

Heartbeat

By: Danielle Steel

Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The First Samurai

Platform: Amiga, C64, Atari ST, PC-DOS, Super NES, iOS (At Spectrum:Elite Collection)

Genre: Action, Platform, Strategy

Publisher: Image Works (Amiga, Atari ST, C64) Ubi Soft Entertainment Software (DOS) Kotobuki System Co., Ltd. (SNES)

Mana

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita, Super NES, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing Action-adventure Real-time strategy; Action role-playing; Action-adventure; Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square Enix (formerly Square)

Checkered Flag

Platform: Atari Lynx Atari Jaguar

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Corporation

3D Construction Kit

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128, Atari ST/Mega STE, Commodore 64/128, IBM PC (DOS), Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48/128/+3, Commodore Plus 4(unofficial)

Genre: Construction kit, game creation, utility, simulation

Publisher: Domark, Incentive Software (DOS version only)

Dino Land

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Video Pinball simulation

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation Products


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