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Thursday 9 May 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stasija Rage . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joyride by Roxette. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Switch, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while In Our Defense by Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amazing Tater or Decap Attack.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States

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Toy Soldiers

Directed by: Daniel Petrie Jr.

Starring: Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Keith Coogan

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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Drop Dead Fred

Directed by: Ate De Jong

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason

Country: United States

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Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Starring: Nigel Havers, Warren Clarke, David Calder, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1991 ?

  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
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Famous Deaths:
  • James L Reinsch: media advisor (Franklin Roosevelt/Winston Churchill/John Kennedy), dies.
  • Italian actress Laura Antonelli found guilty of cocaine possession
  • Michael Landon appears on Tonight Show to talk about his cancer
  • Rudolf Serkin, Bohemian/US pianist, dies.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Scientology Exposed -- May 6, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9275
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.64


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

In Our Defense

By: Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy

We The People The Bill of Rights defines and defends the freedoms we enjoy as Americans -- from the right to bear arms to the right to a civil jury.

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Sleepwalking Through History

By: Haynes Johnson

In this brilliantly readable book, Haynes Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the turning points of a decade: the poor became homeless while the rich embraced the new religion of

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Nancy Reagan

By: Kitty Kelley

An expose of the life of Nancy Reagan which claims she was the ruthless and ambitious power behind Ronald Reagan's presidency.

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The Seeress Of Kell

By: David Eddings

Time was running out for Garion and his companions in their quest to recover Garion's infant son and heir. If they could not locate the Place Which Is No More, then

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

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Command HQ

Platform: MS-DOS Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microplay Software

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Spider-Man: The Video Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Decap Attack

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Sonic the Hedgehog

Genre: Platform, racing, puzzle, sports, party

Publisher: Sega

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