Thursday December 26, 1991

US date format: 12/26/1991, UK date format: 26/12/1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 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 Marisa Siketa and Eden Sher. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Kuffs, directed by Bruce A. Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Firm by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sightings. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Bath Babes or Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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Events

  • The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union meets and formally dissolves the USSR.
  • Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years.
  • Militant Sikhs kill 55 and wound 70 in India.
  • Jack Ruby's gun (killed Lee Harvey Oswald) sells for US$220,000 in auction.
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Movies

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Kuffs

Kuffs

Directed by: Bruce A. Evans

Starring: Christian Slater, Milla Jovovich, Ric Roman Waugh, Steve Holladay

Aces: Iron Eagle III

Aces: Iron Eagle III

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Louis Gossett Jr., Rachel McLish, Paul Freeman, Horst Buchholz

Where the Day Takes You

Where the Day Takes You

Directed by: Marc Rocco

Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Robert Knepper, Laura San Giacomo, Sean Astin

Tiger Claws

Tiger Claws

Directed by: Kelly Makin

Starring: Cynthia Rothrock, Nick Dibley, Fern Figueiredo, Jack Vorvis

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Sightings

Sightings

Directed by: Dallas Morgan

Ein Engel namens Flint

Ein Engel namens Flint

Barrymore

Barrymore

Directed by: Erik Canuel

Feuerwache 09

Feuerwache 09

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Days to next December 26

If December 26, 1991 is your birthday you're 28 years, 8 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Den Of Thieves by James B. Stewart

Den Of Thieves

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A #1 bestseller from coast to coast, Den of Thieves tells the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who pulled it off, and the

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express

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This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all …

Under Fire by Oliver L. North with William Novak

Under Fire

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In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and …

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind

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Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely

Backlash by Susan Faludi

Backlash

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Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women’s Rights“Opting-out,” “security moms,” “desperate housewives,” “the new baby fever”—the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bubble Bath Babes

Bubble Bath Babes

Platform: NES

Genre: Adult-oriented puzzle game

Publisher: Panesian, Hacker International, American Video Entertainment

American Gladiators

American Gladiators

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GameTek

Decap Attack

Decap Attack

Platform: Sega Genesis PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2

Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

Chuck Yeager's Air Combat

Chuck Yeager's Air Combat

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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