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Friday 20 December 1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hunter Gomez and STREET LIGHT. 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. Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The julekalender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command HQ or Eye of the Beholder.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1991 or at December 20 across the years.

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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

Avanzi

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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Movies

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

Fried Green Tomatoes

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson

Country: United States

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Naked Lunch

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm

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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JFK

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Paul Keating installed as Premier of Australia
  • A Missouri court passes the death sentence on Palestinian militant Zein Isa and his wife Maria for the honor killing of their daughter Palestina.
  • NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Bay Lightning and Ottawa Senators.
  • The North Atlantic Cooperation Council (NAC-C) meets for the first time, the day on which the Soviet Union ceases to exist. source
  • Charilaos Florakis is elected honorary president of the Communist Party of Greece. source

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.97
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Terry Anderson -- Dec. 16, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9308

Books

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

Scarlett

By: Alexandra Ripley

THE PHENOMENAL #1 BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO MARGARET MITCHELL'S GONE WITH THE WIND"Alexandra Ripley is true to Scarlett's spirit and to Rhett's. Her sense of Mitchell's style is right on target."

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The Firm

By: John Grisham

When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

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The World Is My Home

By: James A. Michener

Literary legend James A. Michener was “a Renaissance man, adventurous, inquisitive, unpretentious and unassuming, with an encyclopedic mind and a generous heart” (The New York Times Book Review).

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Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Avenging Spirit

Avenging Spirit

Platform: Arcade game, Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Command HQ

Platform: MS-DOS Mac OS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microplay Software

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D/Generation

Platform: PC, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST

Genre: arcade adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

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Eye of the Beholder

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Sega CD, SNES, PC-98

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Capcom (SNES) Sega (Sega CD) Pony Canyon, Inc. (PC-98)

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Black Heart

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

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