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Wednesday 1 May 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Stroman and Kerry Shawcross. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Baby Baby by Amy Grant. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Toy Soldiers, directed by Daniel Petrie Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Seeress Of Kell by David Eddings was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Astronomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Game Boy Wars or After Burner III.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Toy Soldiers

Directed by: Daniel Petrie Jr.

Starring: Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Keith Coogan

Country: United States

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Oscar

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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Drop Dead Fred

Directed by: Ate De Jong

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason

Country: United States

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Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1991

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TV Series

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

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 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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Die Kinder

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
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Facts:
  • Will Rogers Follies opens at Palace Theater NYC for 983 performances
  • Actor Robert Duvall weds Sharon Brophy
  • Rickey Henderson of the Oakland Athletics steals his 939th base, making him the all-time leader in this category. However, his accomplishment is overshadowed later that evening by Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers, when he pitches his seventh career no-hitter, breaking his own record.
  • Skin-Spit-Skin featuring lesbain, homosexual and hetrosexual nude couples caressing, is seen by 5,000 in New York City
  • Tx Ranger Nolan Ryan pitches record 7th no hitter (beats Toronto 3-0)

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Books

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The Seeress Of Kell

By: David Eddings

Time was running out for Garion and his companions in their quest to recover Garion's infant son and heir. If they could not locate the Place Which Is No More, then

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The Eagle Has Flown

By: Jack Higgins

Higgins he picks up where he left off in The Eagle Has Landed with Nazi commando Kurt Steiner and killer/Irish patriot Liam Devlin.

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A History Of The Arab Peoples

By: Albert Hourani

Upon its publication in 1991, Albert Hourani’s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic.

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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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Videogames

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Wolverine

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: LJN

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Back to the Future Part III

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, and ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade Western

Publisher: Image Works Arena Entertainment

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Game Boy Wars

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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After Burner III

Platform: Arcade FM-Towns Sega CD

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Brat

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Action puzzle

Publisher: Image Works

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