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Sunday 11 August 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cristian Tello . 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 Outer Banks by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 2nd Super Robot Wars or Spider-Man: The Video Game.
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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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Directed by: Michael Karbelnikoff

Starring: Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Costas Mandylor

Country: United States

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Point Break

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey

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 11 August 1991 ?

  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jef Contryn: Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89.
  • 400,000 demonstrate for democracy in Madagascar, 31 killed
  • 73rd PGA Championship: John Daly shoots a 276 at Crooked Stick, Indiana
  • Melissa Mcnamara wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic
  • Shite Moslems release US hostage Edward Tracy
  • Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) lands

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.78
  • Time: Photomontage of Kuwait's burning oil fields by Christopher Morris-Black Star & Hussein by Susan
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9288


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

Outer Banks

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Yet another southern gothic twister from Siddons--though this time the author edges into the emotionally honest territory of, say, a Gail Godwin, right up until the very end, when she slams

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Maximum Bob

By: Elmore Leonard

“Hilarious….Strange and risky….A right-on, pitch perfect novel, with wide social scope, comic genius, page-burning storytelling magic, and juicy characters who wrench your heart and gut.”

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The Commanders

By: Bob Woodward

It is impossible to examine any part of the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century without seeing the hand of Dick Cheney, Colin Powell or one of their loyalists.

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Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blaster Master Jr.

Blaster Master Jr.

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

The Brainies

Platform: Super NES[1] Amiga[2] Amstrad CPC Atari ST MS-DOS Apple IIgs Macintosh

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Titus Software

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Platform: PC-9801, MS-DOS, FM Towns, SNES, PC Engine (Brandish) PlayStation Portable (Brandish: The Dark Revenant)

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Falcom (PC-9801, FM Towns, PSP) Mantra (DOS) NEC (PC Engine CD-ROM²) Koei (SNES) XSEED Games (PSP)

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2nd Super Robot Wars

2nd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

Spider-Man: The Video Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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