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Wednesday 25 December 1991

1991-12-25

It was Wednesday, 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. Poison Ivy, directed by Katt Shea Ruben, 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 this week ?

Poison Ivy

Directed by: Katt Shea Ruben

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Tom Skerritt, Sara Gilbert

Country: United States

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Lolita

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon

Country: United States

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Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Beyond Belief!!

Starring: Jay Potter

Country: United States

Adventures in Wonderland

Starring: Robert Barry Fleming, Elisabeth Harnois, John Hoffman, Richard Kuhlman

Country: United States

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The Dinosaurs!

Starring: Barbara Feldon

Country: United States

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Georgia Outdoors

Starring: Michael Skinner, Steve Sutton, Jeff Free

Country: United States

Further Tales of the Riverbank

Written by: Dave Ellison, Paul Sutherland

Starring: Johnny Morris

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Curt Bois: Actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90.
  • Sal Provenza: Entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45.
Facts:
  • Last day of a washout Pakistan versus Sri Lanka at Gujranwala.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as president of the Soviet Union (the union itself is dissolved the next day). Ukraine's referendum is finalized and Ukraine officially leaves the Soviet Union.

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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 ?

Extase

Extase

Platform: Amiga Atari ST DOS

Genre: Action strategy

Publisher: Virgin Games

2nd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

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Dead Moon

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Natsume

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Fantastic Dizzy

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Amiga, Sega Game Gear, Amiga CD32

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

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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)

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