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Tuesday 8 October 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mikey Bolts and Bakermat . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Emotions by Mariah Carey. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Sum Of All Fears by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'll Fly Away. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Island II or Birds of Prey.
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 ?

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

Homefront

Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

Brooklyn Bridge

Written by: Gary David Goldberg

Starring: Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Amy Aquino

Country: United States

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Best of the Worst

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Dave Spector

Country: United States

Movies

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

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Delicatessen

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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Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Natalia Ginzburg: Italian Jewish author, novelist, journalist, playwright, and essayist.
Facts:
  • Croatia votes to sever constitutional relations with Yugoslavia, making the country fully independent
  • In Russia, the KGB is replaced by the SVR.
  • Iraq disarmament crisis: The U.N. Security Council passes Resolution 715, which demands that Iraq ampquotaccept unconditionally the inspectors and all other personnel designated by the Special Commissionampquot. Iraq rejects the resolution, calling it ampquotunlawful.ampquot

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Defusing the Nuclear Threat. U.S. Air Force photograph of the world's first hydrogen bomb blast, En
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9297
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.86

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 ?

Adventure Island II

Platform: NES/Famicom, Game Boy, Gamate, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Birds of Prey

Platform: Amiga, PC

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Platform: NES[1] Amiga[2] Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Mindscape

Comet Busters!

Comet Busters!

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

El Viento

El Viento

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation


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