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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 Jennifer Hof and Mollee Gray. 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 Object Lessons by Anna Quindlen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball or Alice: An Interactive Museum.
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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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Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams

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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Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche

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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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 15 May 1991 ?

  • 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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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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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


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

Object Lessons

By: Anna Quindlen

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR"Elaborate and playful...Honest and deeply felt....Here is the Quindlen wit, the sharp eye for the details of class and manners, [and] the ardent

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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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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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You'Ll Never Eat Lunch In This Town Again

By: Julia Phillips

Oscar-winning producer Julia Phillps's work on Taxi Driver, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Sting, made her famous. This is the memoir that made her infamous—a downfall chronicle of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Crisis Force

Crisis Force

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: RPG, Adventure

Publisher: Millennium Interactive

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Alice: An Interactive Museum

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Adventure Visual novel

Publisher: Synergy Interactive Crop.

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Dracula the Undead (video game)

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

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