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Thursday 21 February 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Riyad Mahrez and Devon Baldwin. In that special week of February people in US were listening to All The Man That I Need by Whitney Houston. In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits. The Doors, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Possession by A. S. Byatt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Pirates of Dark Water. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Blues Brothers or Lemmings.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Doors

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan

Country: United States

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Nothing But Trouble

Directed by: Dan Aykroyd

Starring: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy

Country: United States

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Sleeping with the Enemy

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson

Country: United States

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The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney

Country: United States

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New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1991 ?

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lost in Yonkers opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 780 performances
  • USSR announces Iraq agrees to a proposal to end Persian Gulf War; US calls the plan unacceptable.

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

  • Time: America's First Casualty, Lance Cpl. Thomas Jenkins
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9264
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.53


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


By: A. S. Byatt

National Bestseller Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love

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The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

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The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Circle Of Friends

By: Maeve Binchy

It began with Benny Hogan and Eve Malone, growing up, inseparable, in the village of Knockglen. Benny—the only child, yearning to break free from her adoring parents...Eve—the

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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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The Blues Brothers

Platform: IBM PC Amstrad CPC Amiga Commodore 64 Atari ST NES SNES Game Boy

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Titus Software

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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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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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F1 Exhaust Note

F1 Exhaust Note

Platform: Arcade only

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Sega

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