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Friday 31 May 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Azealia Banks and Bryce Petty. 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. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, directed by Stephen Herek, 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 Kummeli. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy IV or Final Fantasy Legend III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz

Country: United States

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City Slickers

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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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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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 31 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Facts:
  • Oldest bride - Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia.
  • Sides in Angola sign a treaty ending 16-year civil war.
  • Bicesse Accords in Angola lay out a transition to multi-party democracy under the supervision of the United Nations' UNAVEM II mission.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.68
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Magic of Orlando -- May 27, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9278

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 ?

Banishing Racer

Banishing Racer

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Jaleco Entertainment

Battle Isle series

Battle Isle series

Platform: Amiga, DOS (older), Microsoft Windows (newer)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Crisis in the Kremlin

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy (with managerial aspects)

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Final Fantasy IV

Platform: PlayStation WonderSwan Color Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS (Remake) FOMA 903i / 703i PlayStation Portable iOS (Remake) Android (Remake) Microsoft Windows (Remake); PlayStation; WonderSwan Color; Game B

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Super NES Square PlayStation JP Square NA Square Electronic Arts PAL Sony Computer Entertainment Game Boy Advance NA Nintendo JP Square Enix EU Nintendo; Super NES; Square; PlayStation; JP Square NA S

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Final Fantasy Legend III

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: NA Sunsoft

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