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Sunday 21 July 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sara Sampaio and Lucy Spraggan. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Unbelievable by EMF. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Mobsters, directed by Michael Karbelnikoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Joking Apart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Civilization or Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Michael Karbelnikoff

Starring: Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Costas Mandylor

Country: United States

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Point Break

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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Boyz n the Hood

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir

Country: United States

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong

Country: United States

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The Naked Gun 2 1/2 The Smell of Fear

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Real McCoy

Starring: Robbie Gee, Kulvinder Ghir, Llewella Gideon, Meera Syal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 July 1991 ?

  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 120th British Golf Open: Ian Baker-Finch shoots 272 at Royal Birkdale
  • Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, and Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York
  • Sharmell Sullivan (Gary Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America
  • Boxer Mike Tyson is arrested and charged with the rape of Miss Black America contestant Desiree Washington 3 days earlier, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.75
  • Time: Misleading Food Labels. Label design by Javier Romero.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9285


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

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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A Soldier Of The Great War

By: Mark Helprin

From acclaimed novelist Mark Helprin, a lush, literary epic about love, beauty, and the world at war Alessandro Giuliani, the young son of a prosperous Roman lawyer, enjoys an idyllic

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Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

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Heir To The Empire

By: Timothy Zahn

It's five years after Return of the Jedi: the Rebel Alliance has destroyed the Death Star, defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, and driven out the remnants of the old Imperial

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

8 Man

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Drama

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Platform: SuperGrafx PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft


Platform: DOS Windows Amiga Macintosh Atari ST Sega Saturn Super NES PlayStation N-Gage

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: MicroProse

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England Championship Special

England Championship Special

Genre: Sports

Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

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