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Sunday 16 June 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include CNU (singer) and Joe McElderry. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. In UK I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd was in the top 5 hits. The Rocketeer, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Cat Who Knew A Cardinal by Lilian Jackson Braun was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Profiles of Nature. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs or F.Godmom.
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Movies

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

The Rocketeer

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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City Slickers

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz

Country: United States

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Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Facts:
  • Fiddler on the Roof closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 241 performances
  • 91st US Golf Open: Payne Stewart shoots a 282 at Hazeline National
  • Boris Yeltsin elected President of Russian SSR
  • Colleen Walker wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • With 3 runs in 9th, Baltimore ends Twins 15 game win streak 6-5

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Books

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The Cat Who Knew A Cardinal

By: Lilian Jackson Braun

All the world's a stage--and now Jim Qwilleran's apple orchard hsa become the stage--for a real-life murder scene. The much-disliked director of the Pickax Theatre Club's Shakespeare production, Hilary van Brook,

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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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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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Immortality

By: Milan Kundera

Milan Kundera's sixth novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman to her swimming instructor, a gesture that cre-ates a character in the mind of a writer named Kundera.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: educational

Publisher: PC Globe

A320 Airbus

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Thalion Software

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Crystal Warriors Arliel: Crystal Densetsu

Crystal Warriors Arliel: Crystal Densetsu

Platform: Game Gear, Virtual Console

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Sega

F.Godmom

F.Godmom

Platform: MS-DOS Windows 3.1

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Soggybread Software

Arachnophobia

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Disney Software

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