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Sunday 26 May 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julianna Rose Mauriello and Kevin Abernathy. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Hudson Hawk, directed by Michael Lehmann, 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 Salute Your Shorts. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DartMUD or Flight of the Intruder.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1991 or at May 26 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Hudson Hawk

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell

Country: United States

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Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Thelma & Louise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel

Country: United States

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What About Bob?

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty

Country: United States

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Switch

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Salute Your Shorts

Written by: Steve Slavkin

Starring: Kirk Baily, Megan Berwick, Michael Bower, Venus DeMilo

Country: United States

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The Real McCoy

Starring: Robbie Gee, Kulvinder Ghir, Llewella Gideon, Meera Syal

Country: United Kingdom

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The Astronomers

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

Country: United States

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Sleepers

Starring: Nigel Havers, Warren Clarke, David Calder, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom

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Die Kinder

Starring: Miranda Richardson, Frederic Forrest, Hans Kremer, Sam Cox

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tom Cassidy: news anchor (CNN), dies of AIDS at age 41.
  • Tom Eyen: American playwright, lyricist, television writer and theatre director.
Facts:
  • Betsy King wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.
  • Zviad Gamsakhurdia becomes the first democratically elected President of the Republic of Georgia in the post-Soviet era.
  • Lauda Air Flight 004 explodes over rural Thailand, killing 223.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.67
  • Time: Inset: heads (clockwise from lower L): Carroll Campbell by Diana Walker; Dick Cheney by Jacques Witt
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9277

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 #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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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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Burning Fight

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo AES, Neo Geo CD, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: SNK

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DartMUD

DartMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Fantasia

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega

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Flight of the Intruder

Platform: PC (DOS), Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Spectrum HoloByte (PC, Amiga, Atari ST), Mindscape (NES)

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