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Friday 8 March 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Devon Werkheiser and Miriam Bryant. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Someday by Mariah Carey. In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits. La Femme Nikita, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Fourth K by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Opstanok. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aldynes or Decap Attack.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana

Country: United States

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The Doors

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan

Country: United States

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Nothing But Trouble

Directed by: Dan Aykroyd

Starring: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy

Country: United States

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Sleeping with the Enemy

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson

Country: United States

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The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Pirates of Dark Water

Written by: David Kirschner

Starring: Jodi Benson, Hector Elizondo, George Newbern, Frank Welker

Country: United States

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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Country: United States

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Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1991 ?

  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Bellairs: United States -- Sci-fi author (Chessmen of Doom).
  • Harry Hamlin and Nicollette Sheridan wed
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Planeloads of US troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists and two American soldiers it captured.
  • 17th People's Choice Awards: Julia Roberts, Bill Cosby, Pretty Woman.

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.56
  • Time: Into Kuwait' American soldier firing anti-tank missile; from Department Defense pool.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9266


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

The Fourth K

By: Mario Puzo

A PRESIDENTIAL DYNASTY. AN ARAB TERRORIST ATTACK. DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE. Mario Puzo envisioned it all in his eerily prescient 1991 novel, The Fourth K.President

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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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The Old Contemptibles

By: Martha Grimes

"The author keeps us enthralled with the rich interior and exterior lives of her characters in this emotionally stormy family saga."THE

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The Japan That Can Say No

By: Shintaro Ishihara

Asserts that Japan has overtaken the United States economically, technologically, and politically.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: SuperGrafx PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Decap Attack

Platform: Sega Genesis PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Platform: MS-DOS Windows 3.1

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Soggybread Software


Platform: Amiga, various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East (arcade prototype) Sega (Mega Drive (Genesis PAL), SMS and GG) Ocean Software (GB, NES PAL) Sony (PSP) SunSoft (NES, MD/GEN, SNES, TG-16) Take-Two Interactive (GBC)

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Divine Sealing

Divine Sealing

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: CYX

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