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Sunday 21 April 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 Frank Dillane and Tobie Stevens. In that special week of April people in US were listening to You're In Love by Wilson Phillips. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Toy Soldiers, directed by Daniel Petrie Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Damage by Josephine Hart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Astronomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Comet Busters! or Desert Assault.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Toy Soldiers

Directed by: Daniel Petrie Jr.

Starring: Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Keith Coogan

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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Drop Dead Fred

Directed by: Ate De Jong

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason

Country: United States

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Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 1991 ?

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jakov Tolstikov wins fourth World Cup marathon (2:09:17).
  • 52nd PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins.
  • Rosa Mota wins fourth World Cup female marathon (2:26:14).
  • Greatest extra-inning comeback, Pittsburgh Pirates score 6 in bottom of 11th erasing 5 run Chicago Cubs lead, Pirates also trailed 7-2 in bottom of 9th.
  • Richard Bolling, American politician (Representative-Democrat-Missouri), dies at age 74.

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


By: Josephine Hart

“A passionate, elegant, ruthless story.” —Iris Murdoch The New York Times bestselling novel—now available as an ebookDamage is the gripping story of a man’s desperate obsession and scandalous love affair.

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You'Ll Never Eat Lunch In This Town Again

By: Julia Phillips

Oscar-winning producer Julia Phillps's work on Taxi Driver, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Sting, made her famous. This is the memoir that made her infamous—a downfall chronicle of

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The Promised Land

By: Nicholas Lemann

A New York Times bestseller, the groundbreaking authoritative history of the migration of African-Americans from the rural South to the urban North.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4D Sports Boxing

4D Sports Boxing

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST, Macintosh, Fujitsu FM Towns Marty

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Mindscape

Comet Busters!

Comet Busters!

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Desert Assault

Desert Assault

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Telegames

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Elvira: The Arcade Game

Elvira: The Arcade Game

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS), Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Flair Software

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