Monday January 21, 1991

US date format: 1/21/1991, UK date format: 21/1/1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 21, 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 Craig Roberts and Craig Roberts. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. Operation Condor, directed by Jackie Chan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Together Now. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blade Master or Devilish.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day

Events

  • Richard Bolling, American politician (Representative-Democrat-Missouri)/US civil-rights leader, dies at age 74.
  • CBS News correspondent Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf.
  • Harald V formally takes the throne as King of Norway, succeeding his father, Olav V of Norway.
  • Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people 3 elderly people die of heart attacks.
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Movies

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Operation Condor

Operation Condor

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo, Shôko Ikeda

Country: United States of America

L.A. Story

L.A. Story

Directed by: Mick Jackson

Starring: Steve Martin, Victoria Tennant, Richard E. Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker

Sleeping with the Enemy

Sleeping with the Enemy

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence

Country: United States of America

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

TV Series

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All Together Now

All Together Now

Directed by: Alexander Mirecki

The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

The General Motors Playwrights Theater

The General Motors Playwrights Theater

Madres egoístas

Madres egoístas

Zwei Schlitzohren in Antalya

Zwei Schlitzohren in Antalya

Days to next January 21

If January 21, 1991 is your birthday you're 29 years, 6 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré

The Secret Pilgrim

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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,

Circle Of Friends by Maeve Binchy

Circle Of Friends

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It began with Benny Hogan and Eve Malone, growing up, inseparable, in the village of Knockglen. Benny—the only child, yearning to break free from her adoring parents...Eve—the

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

Bo Knows Bo by Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap

Bo Knows Bo

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6 1/2"x9 1/2" 218 page illustrated hardcover with dustjacket published by Doubleday in 1990. Autobiography of Bo Jackson.

Vital Signs by Robin Cook

Vital Signs

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Pediatrician Melissa Blumenthal will try any scientific method available to conceive--until the horrible secrets of an urban clinic erupt in a nightmare of staggering proportions...

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Asmik-kun World 2

Asmik-kun World 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment

Blade Master

Blade Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Irem

Devilish

Devilish

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Game Gear

Genre: Action, Breakout clone

Publisher: Sage's Creation Hot B Tec Toy Sega Samsung

Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball

Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Another World

Another World

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple IIGS, Atari Jaguar, Atari ST, BlackBerry 10, Game Boy Advance, iOS, Linux, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS, Nintendo 3DS, OS X, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita,

Genre: Cinematic platformer, action-adventure

Publisher: Delphine Software U.S. Gold Interplay Entertainment Virgin Interactive The Digital Lounge (15th Anniversary) Focus Home Interactive (20th Anniversary) Headup Games (20th Anniversary Edition)


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