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Tuesday 13 August 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andre Schiebler and Dave Days. 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. East of Shanghai, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Trouble or Darkman: The Video Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

East of Shanghai

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Kendall, Joan Barry, Percy Marmont

Country: United States

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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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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 13 August 1991 ?

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jack Ryan: Inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65.
  • Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)
  • VP Quayle makes a speech attacking lawyers
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is released in the United States.
  • Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at age 65.

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

Toujours Provence

By: Peter Mayle

NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

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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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Fire In The Belly

By: Sam Keen

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

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The Firm

By: John Grisham

When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Duke Nukem

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

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Final Soldier

Platform: PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe

Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe

Platform: Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Bubble Trouble

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Side-scrolling/ Platform

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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

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