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Thursday 1 August 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marco Puntoriere . In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Return to the Blue Lagoon, directed by William A. Graham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Rustlers Of West Fork by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Joking Apart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ah Eikou No Koshien or Eternal Legend.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Return to the Blue Lagoon

Directed by: William A. Graham

Starring: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States

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Hot Shots!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Karbelnikoff

Starring: Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Costas Mandylor

Country: United States

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Point Break

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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Boyz n the Hood

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Real McCoy

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Pirates of Dark Water

Written by: David Kirschner

Starring: Jodi Benson, Hector Elizondo, George Newbern, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1991 ?

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida
  • Italian / Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires
  • Israel agrees to participate in the Madrid Conference of 1991, which is held in October.

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

The Rustlers Of West Fork

By: Louis L'Amour

In this first of four classic frontier novels, Louis L'Amour adds his own special brand to the life and adventures of one of America's favorite fictional cowboys, Hopalong Cassidy.

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By: Peter Benchley

"Makes the shark from "Jaws" look like a pet goldfish . . ." USA Weekend Straight from the cutting edge of science and the logs of ancient mariners comes an immense

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By: Judith McNaught

Ruthless corporate raider Matthew Farrell was poised to move in on the legendary department store empire owned by Chicago's renowned Bancroft family.

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The Commanders

By: Bob Woodward

It is impossible to examine any part of the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century without seeing the hand of Dick Cheney, Colin Powell or one of their loyalists.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Eternal Legend

Platform: Game Gear

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sega

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Fastest 1

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Human Entertainment

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Choplifter II

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up / Strategy

Publisher: Victor Interactive Software

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Spider-Man: The Video Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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