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Tuesday 15 January 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ayeza Khan and Danielle Robay. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Love Will Never Do (Without You) by Janet Jackson. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Crow And Weasel by Tom Pohrt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boys from the Bush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birds of Prey or CJ's Elephant Antics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Boys from the Bush

Written by: Douglas Livingstone

Starring: Tim Healy, Chris Haywood, Mark Haddigan, Nadine Garner

Country: Australia

T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Tokyo Love Story

Starring: Hideyuki Nakayama

Country: Japan

The Timberwood Tales

Starring: Radford Harris, Neeld Kelly, Sam Richards, William Sage

Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Starring: Scott Riley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne

Country: United States

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Not Without My Daughter

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Starring: Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal

Country: United States

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Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard

Country: United States

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Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Facts:
  • Sean Lennon's remake of his father's "Give Peace A Chance" is released to coincide with the United Nation's midnight deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait. The lyrics were updated to reflect concerns of the 1990's.
  • The United Nations deadline for the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from occupied Kuwait expires, preparing the way for the start of Operation Desert Storm.
  • Elizabeth II, in her capacity as Queen of Australia, signs letters patent allowing Australia to become the first Commonwealth Realm to institute its own separate Victoria Cross award in its own honours system.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Breast Cancer -- Jan. 14, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9259
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.48

Books

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

Crow And Weasel

By: Tom Pohrt

"A brilliantly written and totally original New World adventure." - Jean Craighead GeorgeLong ago, when people and animals spoke the same language, two young men left their tribe to make an

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Possession

By: A. S. Byatt

National Bestseller Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love

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The New Russians

By: Hedrick Smith

The bestselling author of The Russians and The Power Game takes the reader inside Russia today--a country in the throes of dramatic change.

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Birds of Prey

Platform: Amiga, PC

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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CJ's Elephant Antics

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Atari ST Amiga NES (included in Quattro Arcade)

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Codemasters

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Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

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Detana!! Twinbee

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Xbox 360

Genre: Vertical Shooter

Publisher: Konami

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Final Fantasy Legend III

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: NA Sunsoft

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