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Tuesday 20 August 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marko ?okovic and Simon Desue. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Barton Fink, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Under The Influence by Peter Hernon and Terry Ganey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armageddon or Sonic the Hedgehog.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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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Sleepers

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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Movies

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

Barton Fink

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis

Country: United States

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East of Shanghai

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Kendall, Joan Barry, Percy Marmont

Country: United States

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Double Impact

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw

Country: United States

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Return to the Blue Lagoon

Directed by: William A. Graham

Starring: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States

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Hot Shots!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • After the attempted coup in the Soviet Union, Estonia declares
  • Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
  • Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke (1:01.29)
  • dissolution of the Soviet Union, August Coup: more than 100,000 people rally outside the Soviet Union's parliament building protesting the coup aiming to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Anderson via AP; McCarthy by Martin Cleaver-AP
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9290
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.79

Books

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

Under The Influence

By: Peter Hernon and Terry Ganey

For over a century the Busch name stood for power, wealth, influence and premium beer. The gargantuan Anheuser-Busch brewing empire survived countless public and private scandals.

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The Commanders

By: Bob Woodward

It is impossible to examine any part of the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century without seeing the hand of Dick Cheney, Colin Powell or one of their loyalists.

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The Sum Of All Fears

By: Tom Clancy

A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that ...

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Heir To The Empire

By: Timothy Zahn

It's five years after Return of the Jedi: the Rebel Alliance has destroyed the Death Star, defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, and driven out the remnants of the old Imperial

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver

The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: 2D action platformer

American Gladiators

Platform: NES, Super NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GameTek

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Dino Land

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Video Pinball simulation

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation Products

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Armageddon

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Low fantasy roleplaying MUD

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Sonic the Hedgehog

Genre: Platform, racing, puzzle, sports, party

Publisher: Sega

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