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Wednesday 2 October 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joana Heidrich and Roberto Firmino. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Good Vibrations by Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Delicatessen, directed by Marc Caro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Night Over Water by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'll Fly Away. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Golfer Yui or Dark Ages.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Directed by: Marc Caro

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech

Country: United States

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Night on Earth

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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Number 17

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart

Country: United States

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Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White

Country: United States

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My Own Private Idaho

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

I'll Fly Away

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Country: United States

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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Teri Garr, Margaret Whitton, Mark Blankfield, Lane Davies

Country: United States


Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

Brooklyn Bridge

Written by: Gary David Goldberg

Starring: Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Amy Aquino

Country: United States

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Oi aparadektoi

Starring: Giannis Bezos, Vlassis Bonatsos, Dimitra Papadopoulou, Spiros Papadopoulos

Country: Greece

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1991 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eric Lindros, refused to sign with Quebec Nordiques
  • Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 pro tennis matches
  • Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title and becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans
  • Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton announces he will seek the 1992 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.

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

Night Over Water

By: Ken Follett

September 1939. England is at war with Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the world’s most luxurious airliner—the legendary Pan Am clipper—takes off for its final flight to neutral America.

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Hard Courts

By: John Feinstein

The new edition of this bestseller in hardcover features never-before-published, all-new inside info on the money, personalities and politics of pro-tennis: Jimmy, Monica, Boris, Martina, et al.

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Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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By: Robert Fulghum

"Uh-oh" is more than a momentary reaction to small problems. "Uh-oh" is an attitude -- a perspective on the universe. The #1 Bestseller by the author of ALL I REALLY NEED

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Golfer Yui

Battle Golfer Yui

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sega

Dark Ages

Platform: DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

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The Bard's Tale Construction Set

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Catacomb 3-D

Catacomb 3-D

Platform: DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Softdisk

Crisis in the Kremlin

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy (with managerial aspects)

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