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Thursday 8 August 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nélson Oliveira . In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Double Impact, directed by Sheldon Lettich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Joking Apart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster Master Jr. or Eliminator Boat Duel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Joking Apart

Starring: Robert Bathurst, Fiona Gillies, Tracie Bennett, Paul Raffield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Salute Your Shorts

Written by: Steve Slavkin

Starring: Kirk Baily, Megan Berwick, Michael Bower, Venus DeMilo

Country: United States

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The Real McCoy

Starring: Robbie Gee, Kulvinder Ghir, Llewella Gideon, Meera Syal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Double Impact

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw

Country: United States

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Return to the Blue Lagoon

Directed by: William A. Graham

Starring: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States

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Hot Shots!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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Mobsters

Directed by: Michael Karbelnikoff

Starring: Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Costas Mandylor

Country: United States

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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Directed by: Pete Hewitt

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Shite Moslems release British hostage John McCarthy
  • Billy Preston charged with exhibiting porno to a minor
  • Carlos Santana pleads no contest to marijuana possession charge
  • Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving
  • With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1991?

  • Time: Photomontage of Kuwait's burning oil fields by Christopher Morris-Black Star & Hussein by Susan
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9288
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.77

Books

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

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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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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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bart Simpson's Escape from Camp Deadly

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

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Blaster Master Jr.

Blaster Master Jr.

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

The Blues Brothers

Platform: IBM PC Amstrad CPC Amiga Commodore 64 Atari ST NES SNES Game Boy

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Titus Software

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Eliminator Boat Duel

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electro Brain

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Conan

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

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