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Wednesday 16 October 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John and Edward Grimes and Edward Grimes. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Emotions by Mariah Carey. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I'll Fly Away. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asmik-kun World 2 or Battle Isle series.
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 ?

I'll Fly Away

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Country: United States

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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Teri Garr, Margaret Whitton, Mark Blankfield, Lane Davies

Country: United States

Homefront

Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

Brooklyn Bridge

Written by: Gary David Goldberg

Starring: Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Amy Aquino

Country: United States

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Oi aparadektoi

Starring: Giannis Bezos, Vlassis Bonatsos, Dimitra Papadopoulou, Spiros Papadopoulos

Country: Greece

Movies

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

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Delicatessen

Directed by: Marc Caro

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech

Country: United States

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Night on Earth

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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Number 17

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart

Country: United States

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Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1991 ?

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Facts:
  • US Supreme Court begins to hear Joseph Doherty case
  • Luby's massacre: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby's Cafeteria.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jodie Foster -- Oct. 14, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9298
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.87

Books

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

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home

By: Erma Bombeck

America's favorite housewife takes a witty look at family vacations, describing her escapades in Istanbul, the Galapagos Islands, and other locales

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Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

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Saint Maybe

By: Anne Tyler

9 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list!"A novel that attests once again to Ms. Tyler's enormous gifts as a writer."--THE

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Night Over Water

By: Ken Follett

September 1939. England is at war with Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the world’s most luxurious airliner—the legendary Pan Am clipper—takes off for its final flight to neutral America.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Asmik-kun World 2

Asmik-kun World 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment

Battle Isle series

Battle Isle series

Platform: Amiga, DOS (older), Microsoft Windows (newer)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

After Burner III

Platform: Arcade FM-Towns Sega CD

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Battletoads

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP NCS; NA Tradewest; EU Nintendo

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The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Telegames

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