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Tuesday 5 November 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harley Streten and Kimmi Smiles. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Cream by Prince. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The People Under the Stairs, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Fire In The Belly by Sam Keen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Children of the North. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Heart or EcoQuest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The People Under the Stairs

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie

Country: United States

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Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1991 ?

  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Maxwell: Czechoslovakian-British entrepreneur and CEO of Berlitz International, a conglomerate corporation that includes a publishing house.
  • Fred MacMurray: Actor (My Three Sons), dies of pneumonia at 83.
  • Kiichi Miyazawa elected Premier of Japan
  • Richard J Kerr, ends term as acting Director of CIA
  • David Duke, a white supremacist running as a Republican, loses the Louisiana Governor's race to Democratic candidate Edwin Edwards, by an overwhelming margin.

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

Fire In The Belly

By: Sam Keen

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

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The Sum Of All Fears

By: Tom Clancy

A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that ...

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Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

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By: Dick Francis

New York Times bestselling Grand Master of Crime Fiction Foreign Office diplomat Peter Darwin uncovers a peculiar operation involving a veterinary surgeon and the unexplained deaths of several valuable racehorses.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Famicon Jump II: Saikyō no Shichinin

Famicon Jump II: Saikyō no Shichinin

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Bandai

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

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Black Heart

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

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Darkman: The Video Game

Darkman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Game Boy, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software


Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Educational, Adventure

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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