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Tuesday 21 May 1991

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kayla Itsines and Joshua Burt. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Hudson Hawk, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Loves Music, Loves To Dance by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Born in the USSR. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Rock or Cruise for a Corpse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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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Sleepers

Starring: Nigel Havers, Warren Clarke, David Calder, Michael Gough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Die Kinder

Starring: Miranda Richardson, Frederic Forrest, Hans Kremer, Sam Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Diamond Brothers

Written by: Anthony Horowitz

Starring: Dursley McLinden, Colin Dale, Monique van de Ven, Jenny Agutter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Hudson Hawk

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell

Country: United States

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Backdraft

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Thelma & Louise

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel

Country: United States

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What About Bob?

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty

Country: United States

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Switch

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a female suicide bomber near Madras.
  • Mengistu Haile Mariam, president of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, flees Ethiopia, effectively bringing the Ethiopian Civil War to an end.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: heads (clockwise from lower L): Carroll Campbell by Diana Walker; Dick Cheney by Jacques Witt
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9277
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.66

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 ?

Battle of Kingdom

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Strategy Board game[1] Action

Publisher: Meldac

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Chuck Rock

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software

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Cruise for a Corpse

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Erbe Software, Interplay Entertainment, U.S. Gold

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Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Platform: DOS, Mobile Phones

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Softdisk Publishing

Double Axle

Double Axle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Taito


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