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Sunday 19 May 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brittani Kline and Jordan Pruitt. 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. Hudson Hawk, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Novel by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Storm or Wolverine.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Hudson Hawk

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Thelma & Louise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel

Country: United States

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What About Bob?

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty

Country: United States

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Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams

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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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 19 May 1991 ?

  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
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Famous Deaths:
  • Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story closes at Shubert NYC after 225 performances
  • Willy T Ribbs becomes 1st black driver to make Indianapolis 500
  • Pat Bradley wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic.
  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Centel Senior Golf Challenge.
  • Croatians vote for independence in a referendum.

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.66
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kids Addicted to Crack -- May 13, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9276


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

The Novel

By: James A. Michener

In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing.

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Sleepwalking Through History

By: Haynes Johnson

In this brilliantly readable book, Haynes Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the turning points of a decade: the poor became homeless while the rich embraced the new religion of

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By: Danielle Steel

Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Storm

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action Strategy[1]

Publisher: Yonezawa PR21

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Detana!! Twinbee

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Xbox 360

Genre: Vertical Shooter

Publisher: Konami

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Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: LJN

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Altered Space: A 3-D Alien Adventure

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle Adventure

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Platform: Amiga, various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East (arcade prototype) Sega (Mega Drive (Genesis PAL), SMS and GG) Ocean Software (GB, NES PAL) Sony (PSP) SunSoft (NES, MD/GEN, SNES, TG-16) Take-Two Interactive (GBC)

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