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Monday 21 October 1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tom Eastman and Geoffry Hairemans. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Emotions by Mariah Carey. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Avanzi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster Master Jr. or The Adventures of Willy Beamish.
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 ?

Jute City

Starring: David O'Hara, Joanna Roth, Clive Russell, John McGlynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

I'll Fly Away

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Country: United States

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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Teri Garr, Margaret Whitton, Mark Blankfield, Lane Davies

Country: United States

Homefront

Written by: Lynn Marie Latham, Bernard Lechowick

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Country: United States

Brooklyn Bridge

Written by: Gary David Goldberg

Starring: Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Amy Aquino

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Delicatessen

Directed by: Marc Caro

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech

Country: United States

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Night on Earth

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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Number 17

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart

Country: United States

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Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lorenc Antoni: Kosovo-Albanian composer and conductor (d. 1991).
Facts:
  • 24 die in a fire in Oakland, California
  • Former California gov Jerry Brown announce run for presidency
  • US hostage Jesse Turner released from 5 years in captivity in Beirut
  • The Oakland Hills firestorm in California kills 25 and destroys 3,469 homes and apartments.
  • Lebanese kidnappers release Jesse Turner, a mathematics professor who had been held hostage for more than 4 years.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas -- Oct. 21, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9299
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.88

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 ?

Blaster Master Jr.

Blaster Master Jr.

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

D-Force

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Asmik

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The Adventures of Willy Beamish

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Macintosh, Sega CD

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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EcoQuest

Platform: MS-DOS, Windows

Genre: Educational, Adventure

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Final Fantasy Adventure

Platform: Game Boy, SoftBank Mobile, i-mode, EZweb, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square

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