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Tuesday 24 December 1991

1991-12-24

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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. Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Naked Lunch

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm

Country: United States

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson

Country: United States

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Father of the Bride

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Starring: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

Country: United States

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JFK

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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The Last Boy Scout

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Children of the North

Starring: Tony Doyle, Michael Gough, John Kavanagh, Patrick Malahide

Country: United Kingdom

Jute City

Starring: David O'Hara, Joanna Roth, Clive Russell, John McGlynn

Country: United Kingdom

I'll Fly Away

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Country: United States

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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Teri Garr, Margaret Whitton, Mark Blankfield, Lane Davies

Country: United States

Homefront

Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Louis Tomlinson: English pop singer and songwriter, and actor, known as a member of the boy band One Direction.
  • Boy Sugarman: American noted family, the son of Entertainment Tonight host Mary Hart and her husband, Burt Sugarman.
  • Lara Michel: Swiss tennis player.
  • Wasim Tareen: Pakistani footballer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of Soviet Union
  • Russian SFSR President Boris Yeltsin sends a letter to UN Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, stating that Russia should be a successor to collapsing Soviet Union within the United Nations Organization.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mikhail Gorbachev -- Dec. 23, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9309
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.97

Books

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

The Plains Of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The Bram Stoker Prize-winner for Best Fiction Collection—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post). Now available in paperback from Scribner for the first time.With

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

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

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Armageddon

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Low fantasy roleplaying MUD

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Battle Storm

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action Strategy[1]

Publisher: Yonezawa PR21

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Cool Croc Twins

Cool Croc Twins

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Empire Software

Crude Buster

Crude Buster

Platform: Arcade Sega Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: Data East


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