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Monday 21 January 1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paige and Ryanne Kettner and Martin Dorbek. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boys from the Bush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Commando or Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk.
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 30 days ?

T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Starring: Scott Riley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Madness

Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Brute Force

Starring: Tom Diamond, John E. Ford III, Ken Hackman, Greg Krager

Country: United States

GamePro TV

Starring: J.D. Roth, Brennan Howard

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne

Country: United States

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Not Without My Daughter

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Starring: Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal

Country: United States

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Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard

Country: United States

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Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Richard Bolling, American politician (Representative-Democrat-Missouri)/US civil-rights leader, dies at age 74.
  • CBS News correspondent Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf.
  • Harald V formally takes the throne as King of Norway, succeeding his father, Olav V of Norway.
  • Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people 3 elderly people die of heart attacks.
  • British Army SAS patrol, Bravo Two Zero is deployed in Iraq during the Gulf War. All but one of eight members are killed or captured.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saddam Hussein -- Jan. 21, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9260
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.49

Books

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

Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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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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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Berlin Wall

Platform: Arcade Game Sega Game Gear

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Kaneko

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Captain Commando

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Super NES, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PSP, GameTap

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk

Dizzy Prince of the Yolkfolk

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS, NES, CD32, iOS, Android

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

Crisis in the Kremlin

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy (with managerial aspects)

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Cobra Mission: Panic in Cobra City

Cobra Mission: Panic in Cobra City

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure Game, eroge


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