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Thursday 16 May 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grigor Dimitrov and Ashley Wagner. 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 Life Is Too Short by Mickey Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dino Land or The First Samurai.
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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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Toy Soldiers

Directed by: Daniel Petrie Jr.

Starring: Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Keith Coogan

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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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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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 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Daily Planet fires cub reporter Jimmy Olson (Superman character)
  • Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom addressed a joint session of the United States Congress. She is the first British monarch to address the U.S. Congress.

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Books

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

Life Is Too Short

By: Mickey Rooney

He soared form the wrong side of Brooklyn to the top of the world. And he's still hot six decades later.

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Bright Captivity

By: Eugenia Price

A seamless blend of keen imagination, meticulous research, and narrative artistry chronicling the richness and turbulence of life on Georgia's St.

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A History Of The Arab Peoples

By: Albert Hourani

Upon its publication in 1991, Albert Hourani’s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic.

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Illiberal Education

By: Dinesh D'Souza

As it "illuminates the crisis of liberal education and offers proposals for reform which deserve full debate" (Morton Halperin, American Civil Liberties Union), "Illiberal Education" "documents how the politics of race

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dino Land

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Video Pinball simulation

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation Products

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Dracula the Undead (video game)

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

The First Samurai

Platform: Amiga, C64, Atari ST, PC-DOS, Super NES, iOS (At Spectrum:Elite Collection)

Genre: Action, Platform, Strategy

Publisher: Image Works (Amiga, Atari ST, C64) Ubi Soft Entertainment Software (DOS) Kotobuki System Co., Ltd. (SNES)

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Deuteros

Deuteros

Platform: Amiga and Atari ST

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Dark Ages

Platform: DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

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