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Tuesday 17 December 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dylan Rocher and James Hurst. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. JFK, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Maus Ii by Art Spiegelman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The julekalender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battletoads or Darkman: The Video Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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Father of the Bride

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Starring: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

Country: United States

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The Last Boy Scout

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The julekalender

Starring: Carsten Knudsen, Viggo Sommer, Uffe Rørbæk Madsen, Poul Bundgaard

Country: Denmark

Children of the North

Starring: Tony Doyle, Michael Gough, John Kavanagh, Patrick Malahide

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Corrado Guzzanti, Pierfrancesco Loche, Marco Messeri, Stefano Masciarelli

Country: Italy

Jute City

Starring: David O'Hara, Joanna Roth, Clive Russell, John McGlynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1991 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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  • Soap opera One Life To Live airs its 6,000th episode
  • John Blatnik, American politician (Representative-Minnesota, 1947-75), dies at age 80.
  • Patrick Manning becomes premier of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heat 148-80, by record 68 points.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Terry Anderson -- Dec. 16, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9308
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.96


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

Maus Ii

By: Art Spiegelman

***WINNER OF THE 1992 PULIZTER PRIZE***Acclaimed as a quiet triumph and a brutally moving work of art, the first volume of Art Spiegelman's Mausintroduced readers to Vladek Spieglman, a Jewish survivor

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The Jolly Christmas Postman

By: Janet and Allan Ahlberg

The Jolly Postman rides again with more real letters, and present, too, in his Christmas postbag.

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By: Ralph Emery with Tom Carter

278 pages

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By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

An electrifying new novel by Barbara Taylor Bradford, who demonstrates her superb storytelling gifts in this passionate tale of Nicky Wells.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Divine Sealing

Divine Sealing

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: CYX

Davis Cup Tennis

Platform: TurboGrafx-16 Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP NCS; NA Tradewest; EU Nintendo

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D. D. Crew

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Darkman: The Video Game

Darkman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Game Boy, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

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