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Friday 12 April 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reggie Sears and Macayla Cullen. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I've Been Thinking About You by Londonbeat. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Drop Dead Fred, directed by Ate De Jong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Magic Hour by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Astronomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 8 Man or Crisis in the Kremlin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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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Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1991 ?

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 2,500th episode of Entertainment Tonight airs on US TV.
  • US announces closing of 31 major US military bases.
  • Nepalese Congress party wins general elections.

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.61
  • Time: Hand-colored photograph for TIME by Ken Robbins
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9271


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

Magic Hour

By: Susan Isaacs

Movie producer Sy Spencer -- one of the premier summer residents of the Hamptons, Long Island's oh-so-fashionable beach resort for everyone who is anyone -- has hosted his last power clambake,

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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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By: Danielle Steel

Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

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The Prize

By: Daniel Yergin

Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

8 Man

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Drama

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Avenging Spirit

Avenging Spirit

Platform: Arcade game, Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Bahamut Senki

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Virtual Console

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Sega

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Darkman: The Video Game

Darkman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Game Boy, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Crisis in the Kremlin

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy (with managerial aspects)

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