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Sunday 12 May 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bradford N Smith . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joyride by Roxette. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. What About Bob?, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Riders On The Storm by John Densmore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Rock or Extase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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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Sleepers

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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Movies

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

What About Bob?

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty

Country: United States

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Switch

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States

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Oscar

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche

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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Drop Dead Fred

Directed by: Ate De Jong

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic.
  • A new cancer drug is announced, which can only be found in bark of a rare tree in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Nepal holds its first multiparty legislative election since 1959.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.65
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Scientology Exposed -- May 6, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9275

Books

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

Riders On The Storm

By: John Densmore

Here is the book that Rolling Stone called "the first Doors biography that feels like it was written for the right reasons, and it is easily the most informed account of

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The Novel

By: James A. Michener

In this riveting, ambitious novel from James A. Michener, the renowned chronicler of epic history turns his extraordinary imagination to a world he knew better than anyone: the world of books.

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My Favorite Summer 1956

By: Mickey Mantle and Phil Pepe

Mickey Mantle, the hayseed kid from Spavinaw, Oklahoma, was in his sixth year with the Yankees. He was already America's homerun king. He was about to become a national hero.

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Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

2nd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

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The Adventures of Quik & Silva

The Adventures of Quik & Silva

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Amiga Fun (Amiga)

Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software

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Extase

Extase

Platform: Amiga Atari ST DOS

Genre: Action strategy

Publisher: Virgin Games

Beast Wrestler

Beast Wrestler

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Renovation Products


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