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Monday 16 September 1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marlon Teixeira and Diāna Bukājeva. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Adore Mi Amor by Color Me Badd. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The Fisher King, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Maximum Bob by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brooklyn Bridge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Earnest Evans or The Atlas.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Fisher King

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant

Country: United States

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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt

Country: United States

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The Man in the Moon

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland

Country: United States

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Child's Play 3

Directed by: Jack Bender

Starring: Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves, Jeremy Sylvers

Country: United States

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Barton Fink

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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

Best of the Worst

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Dave Spector

Country: United States

Joking Apart

Starring: Robert Bathurst, Fiona Gillies, Tracie Bennett, Paul Raffield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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101st Marriage Proposal

Starring: Atsuko Asano, Tetsuya Takeda, Yôsuke Eguchi, Ritsuko Tanaka

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1991 ?

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Carol White: Actress (Prehistoric Women, Dulcima), dies at 47.
  • Norm Charlton suspended for 7 days for intentionally hitting Steve Scioscia with a pitch
  • US trial of Panamanian leader Noriega begins
  • The trial of the deposed Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega begins in the United States.
  • Judge Gerhard Gesell of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issues a ruling clearing Col. Oliver North of all charges brought against him in the Iran–Contra affair.

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Sport Games on 16 September 1991

American Football
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Houston Oilers : 7 - 17
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lamar Alexander -- Sep. 16, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9294
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.83


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

Maximum Bob

By: Elmore Leonard

“Hilarious….Strange and risky….A right-on, pitch perfect novel, with wide social scope, comic genius, page-burning storytelling magic, and juicy characters who wrench your heart and gut.”

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Loves Music, Loves To Dance

By: Mary Higgins Clark

New York's trendy magazines are a source of peril when a killer enacts a bizarre dance of death, using the personal ads to lure his victims...

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Hard Courts

By: John Feinstein

The new edition of this bestseller in hardcover features never-before-published, all-new inside info on the money, personalities and politics of pro-tennis: Jimmy, Monica, Boris, Martina, et al.

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Earnest Evans

Earnest Evans

Platform: JP Sega Mega-CD; NA Sega Genesis

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation

2nd Super Robot Wars

2nd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Famicom Game Boy Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

The Atlas

Platform: NEC PC-98 FM Towns DOS PC Engine[2] Super Famicom[1] Virtual Console

Genre: Simulation w/ strategy elements

Publisher: Artdink Pack-In-Video[1] (Super Famicom)

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Captain Commando

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Super NES, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PSP, GameTap

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Final Match Tennis

Platform: PC Engine

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Human Entertainment

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