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Thursday 5 December 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Sulzbach and Jacopo Sala. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. In UK Dizzy by Vic Reeves & The Wonder Stuff was in the top 5 hits. The Last Boy Scout, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Sapphire Rose by David Eddings was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The julekalender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Commando or Final Fantasy Adventure.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Last Boy Scout

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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My Girl

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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The Addams Family

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The julekalender

Starring: Carsten Knudsen, Viggo Sommer, Uffe Rørbæk Madsen, Poul Bundgaard

Country: Denmark

Children of the North

Starring: Tony Doyle, Michael Gough, John Kavanagh, Patrick Malahide

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Corrado Guzzanti, Pierfrancesco Loche, Marco Messeri, Stefano Masciarelli

Country: Italy

Jute City

Starring: David O'Hara, Joanna Roth, Clive Russell, John McGlynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1991 ?

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
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Famous Deaths:
  • Richard Speck: American homicide, a mass murderer who gained entry to a dorm for student nurses, knifing and strangling eight and raping one on 7/14/1966.
  • Jill Browne: Dies at 54.
  • Aad Mansfield: soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies.
  • Robert Karvelas: American actor (Born 1921).
  • Catskills on Broadway opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 performances
  • New York Daily News files for bankruptcy protection under chapter 11.
  • Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings and Loan fraud), found guilty.

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

The Sapphire Rose

By: David Eddings

Finally the knight Sparhawk had come to possess Bhellion, the legendary jewel of magic. With it, he frees Queen Ehalana from the crystalline cocoon that preserves her life, but Bhellion carries

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By: Alexandra Ripley

THE PHENOMENAL #1 BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO MARGARET MITCHELL'S GONE WITH THE WIND"Alexandra Ripley is true to Scarlett's spirit and to Rhett's. Her sense of Mitchell's style is right on target."

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Needful Things

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a mysterious store than can sell you whatever you desire—but not without exacting a terrible price in return.“There

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Den Of Thieves

By: James B. Stewart

A #1 bestseller from coast to coast, Den of Thieves tells the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who pulled it off, and the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain Commando

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Super NES, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PSP, GameTap

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Platform: DOS Windows Amiga Macintosh Atari ST Sega Saturn Super NES PlayStation N-Gage

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

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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

Final Fantasy Adventure

Platform: Game Boy, SoftBank Mobile, i-mode, EZweb, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square

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Platform: DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

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