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Friday 4 January 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Olivia Tennet and Stefan Nenadovic. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna. Not Without My Daughter, directed by Brian Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Suddenly by George F. Will 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 Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat or Big Karnak.
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 ?

Not Without My Daughter

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Starring: Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard

Country: United States

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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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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 4 January 1991 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Berry Kroeger: Actor (Demon Seed), dies of kidney failure at 78.
  • Harry Krimer: Actor (Napoleon), committed suicide at 94.
  • Leo N Wright: US saxophonist ("I Left My Heart in San Francisco"), dies at age 57.
  • AT&T workers in Newark accidentally snap a cable
  • Iraq agrees to send Aziz to Geneva to meet Baker on Jan 9th
  • Jan Krzystof Bielecki becomes premier of Poland.
  • Fu Mingxia, 12, of China wins World Swimming Championships gold medal.

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


By: George F. Will

Will compares the success America has had in spreading the democratic/free market message abroad with the difficulties it is experiencing at home.

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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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The General In His Labyrinth

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

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The Burden Of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge

Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat

Platform: Arcade game, NES, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Leland Corporation (arcade) Tradewest (NES) Sales Curve (other formats)

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Big Karnak

Big Karnak

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Gaelco

Black Heart

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

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Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams

Platform: Arcade TurboGrafx-CD Sharp X68000 PlayStation Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega (Arcade) Hudson Soft (TurboGrafx-CD) Electronic Arts (TurboGrafx-CD), (X68000)

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