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Tuesday 8 January 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stefan Savic and Ryan Sitkowski. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Justify My Love by Madonna. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Not Without My Daughter, directed by Brian Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Bo Knows Bo by Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap 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 Chaos World or Conan.
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 8 January 1991 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Steve Clark: English guitarist (Def Leppard - "Hysteria"), dies at age 30 (born 1960).
  • Davis Rules, with Jonathan Winters and Randy Quaid premieres on ABC-TV
  • Rod Carew is 22nd player elected to Hall of Fame on 1st try
  • Gaylord Perry, Ferguson Jenkins, and Rod Carew elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Life magazine


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

Bo Knows Bo

By: Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap

6 1/2"x9 1/2" 218 page illustrated hardcover with dustjacket published by Doubleday in 1990. Autobiography of Bo Jackson.

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The Doomsday Conspiracy

By: Sidney Sheldon

When a mysterious weather balloon crashes to earth in the Swiss Alps, the head of the NSA handpicks Robert Bellamy to track down and identify the ten known witnesses to the

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Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins


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An American Life

By: Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blade Warrior

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Image Works

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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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Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk

Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS, NES, CD32, iOS, Android

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

Chaos World

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: RPG[1]/Strategy

Publisher: Natsume

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Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

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