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Thursday 11 July 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kentaro Sakaguchi and Alice Svensson. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Point Break, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Paradise by Judith McNaught was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Joking Apart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat or F1 Exhaust Note.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Point Break

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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Boyz n the Hood

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir

Country: United States

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong

Country: United States

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The Naked Gun 2 1/2 The Smell of Fear

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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The Rocketeer

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin

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 July 1991 ?

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Calumet Farm, home to 8 Kentucky Derby winners, files bankruptcy
  • Nigerian DC-8 crashes near Djeddah, 261 die
  • Total solar eclipse is seen in Hawaii
  • A total solar eclipse is seen in Hawaii and Mexico.

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


By: Judith McNaught

Ruthless corporate raider Matthew Farrell was poised to move in on the legendary department store empire owned by Chicago's renowned Bancroft family.

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How To Make An American Quilt

By: Whitney Otto

"Remarkable...An affirmation of the strength and power of individual lives, and the way they cannot help fitting together."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWAn extraordinay and moving reading experience, HOW TO MAKE

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By: Josephine Hart

“A passionate, elegant, ruthless story.” —Iris Murdoch The New York Times bestselling novel—now available as an ebookDamage is the gripping story of a man’s desperate obsession and scandalous love affair.

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The Piranhas

By: Harold Robbins

Friction. Mafia turmoil. Hollywood snakes and Wall Street vipers. That's what Jed Stephens has got. And a body.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: IGS

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The Blue Marlin

Platform: NES

Genre: Fishing

Publisher: Hot B

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Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat

Platform: Arcade game, NES, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Leland Corporation (arcade) Tradewest (NES) Sales Curve (other formats)

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American Gladiators

Platform: NES, Super NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GameTek

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F1 Exhaust Note

F1 Exhaust Note

Platform: Arcade only

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Sega

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