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Tuesday 1 January 1991, NewYear’s Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seana Gorlick and Freddy E. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna. Kindergarten Cop, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Witching Hour by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Rock or Fantasia.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder

Country: United States

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Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner

Country: United States

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The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Tokyo Love Story

Starring: Hideyuki Nakayama

Country: Japan

The Timberwood Tales

Starring: Radford Harris, Neeld Kelly, Sam Richards, William Sage

Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Starring: Scott Riley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Abangan ang susunod na kabanata

Starring: Tessie Tomas, Noel Trinidad, Anjo Yllana, Roderick Paulate

Country: Philippines

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1991 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Charles B Timmer: Dutch writer (Russia Black on White), dies at 83.
  • Yvonne Waegemans: Flemish Author (Gnome Patjoepelke), dies at 81.
  • Buck Ram: American songwriter and businessman (The Platters) (Born 1907).
  • 5% sales tax on consumer goods and services goes into effect in the USSR
  • Les Miserables opens at Festival Theatre, Adelaide
  • Iraq rejects peace proposal from Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

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

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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Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins


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An American Life

By: Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable.

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By: A. S. Byatt

National Bestseller Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Low fantasy roleplaying MUD

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Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software

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Crystal Warriors Arliel: Crystal Densetsu

Crystal Warriors Arliel: Crystal Densetsu

Platform: Game Gear, Virtual Console

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Sega

Asmik-kun World 2

Asmik-kun World 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment


Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega

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