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Friday 18 January 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Britt McKillip and Diego Simoes. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Love Will Never Do (Without You) by Janet Jackson. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boys from the Bush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing After Burner III or Amazing Tater.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne

Country: United States

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Not Without My Daughter

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Starring: Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard

Country: United States

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Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Boys from the Bush

Written by: Douglas Livingstone

Starring: Tim Healy, Chris Haywood, Mark Haddigan, Nadine Garner

Country: Australia

T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Tokyo Love Story

Starring: Hideyuki Nakayama

Country: Japan

The Timberwood Tales

Starring: Radford Harris, Neeld Kelly, Sam Richards, William Sage

Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Starring: Scott Riley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1991 ?

  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lillian Bond: Actress (Air Mail, Pick-up, Blond Cheat), dies at 83.
  • Nita Krebs: Actor (Munchkin-Wizard of Oz), dies of heart attack at 85.
  • Hamilton Fish: American politician, a congressman who served in the House of Representatives representing his district in New York from 1969-1995.
  • Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel
  • Eastern Airlines goes out of business after 62 years due to financial problems.
  • US acknowledges Central Intelligence Agency and US Army paid Manuel Noriega $320,000 over his career.
  • Eastern Air Lines shuts down after 62 years, citing financial problems.
  • A SCUD attack on Tel Aviv injures 15 people.

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.49
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Breast Cancer -- Jan. 14, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9259


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

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins


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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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By: Alvin Toffler

Toffler argues that while headlines focus on shifts of power at the global level, equally significant shifts are taking place in our everyday world--supermarkets, hospitals, banks, television, and politics.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Quik & Silva

The Adventures of Quik & Silva

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Amiga Fun (Amiga)

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Bill & Ted's Excellent Game Boy Adventure: A Bogus Journey!

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: LJN

Dusk of the Gods

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Interstel

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After Burner III

Platform: Arcade FM-Towns Sega CD

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

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