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Wednesday 15 May 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mollee Gray and Jed Elliott. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five. 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 The Firm by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extase or Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon.
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 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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Die Kinder

Starring: Miranda Richardson, Frederic Forrest, Hans Kremer, Sam Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Diamond Brothers

Written by: Anthony Horowitz

Starring: Dursley McLinden, Colin Dale, Monique van de Ven, Jenny Agutter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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 15 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • President Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland Athletics-Baltimore Oriole game
  • Red Sox and White Sox play then slowest 9 inning game (4:11)
  • Manchester United wins 31th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Nepal premier Bhattarai resigns.
  • Defense for Panama President Manuel Noriega releases documents claiming Noriega was "CIA's man in Panam�".

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kids Addicted to Crack -- May 13, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9276
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.65

Books

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

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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The Plains Of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Extase

Extase

Platform: Amiga Atari ST DOS

Genre: Action strategy

Publisher: Virgin Games

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

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Castle of Dr. Brain

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Mac OS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Educational, Puzzle, Adventure.

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon

Platform: DOS, Amiga, FM-Towns, PC-98

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Cybille (FM Towns) Capcom (PC-98)

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Catacomb 3-D

Catacomb 3-D

Platform: DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Softdisk


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