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Wednesday 21 August 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tess Gaerthé and Reginald Lewis. 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 The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Detana!! Twinbee or Blade Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Best of the Worst

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Dave Spector

Country: United States

Joking Apart

Starring: Robert Bathurst, Fiona Gillies, Tracie Bennett, Paul Raffield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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101st Marriage Proposal

Starring: Atsuko Asano, Tetsuya Takeda, Yôsuke Eguchi, Ritsuko Tanaka

Country: Japan

Profiles of Nature

Country: Canada

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Kummeli

Starring: Timo Kahilainen, Heikki Silvennoinen, Olli Keskinen, Heikki Hela

Country: Finland

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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 21 August 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tess Gaerthé: Dutch singer, better known by the mononym 'Tess.
  • Reginald Lewis: American public figure, the son of Celtics basketball star Reggie Lewis, whose death led to years of litigation between his widow and insurance companies over whether his death was caused from a heart condition or drug abuse.
  • Roi Fabito: YouTube Star.
  • Demy : Pop Singer.
  • Jesse Rutherford: Pop Singer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Communist coup is crushed in the USSR in 2 days
  • Latvia declares renewal of its full independence after the occupation of Soviet Union.
  • Coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev collapses.

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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 ?

The Kitchen God'S Wife

By: Amy Tan

Winnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose everything.

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Toujours Provence

By: Peter Mayle

NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

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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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Paradise

By: Judith McNaught

Ruthless corporate raider Matthew Farrell was poised to move in on the legendary department store empire owned by Chicago's renowned Bancroft family.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

8 Man

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Drama

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A.G.E.

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Space flight simulator

Publisher: Coktel Vision

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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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Blade Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Irem

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The Blue Marlin

Platform: NES

Genre: Fishing

Publisher: Hot B

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