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Thursday 22 August 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brayden Schenn and Federico Macheda. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Barton Fink, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Heir To The Empire by Timothy Zahn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amazing Tater or Dizzy Down the Rapids.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Barton Fink

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis

Country: United States

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East of Shanghai

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Kendall, Joan Barry, Percy Marmont

Country: United States

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Double Impact

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw

Country: United States

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Return to the Blue Lagoon

Directed by: William A. Graham

Starring: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States

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Hot Shots!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Best of the Worst

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Dave Spector

Country: United States

Joking Apart

Starring: Robert Bathurst, Fiona Gillies, Tracie Bennett, Paul Raffield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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101st Marriage Proposal

Starring: Atsuko Asano, Tetsuya Takeda, Yôsuke Eguchi, Ritsuko Tanaka

Country: Japan

Profiles of Nature

Country: Canada

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Starring: Timo Kahilainen, Heikki Silvennoinen, Olli Keskinen, Heikki Hela

Country: Finland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1991 ?

  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
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Famous Deaths:
  • Colleen Dewhurst: Actress (Murphy Brown), dies of cancer at 67.
  • Boris Pugo: Latvian politician Minister of Interior of the Soviet Union (d. 1991).
  • Krizstina Egerszegi swims world record 100 m backstroke (1:00.31)

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

  • Time: Anderson via AP; McCarthy by Martin Cleaver-AP
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9290
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.79


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

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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When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home

By: Erma Bombeck

America's favorite housewife takes a witty look at family vacations, describing her escapades in Istanbul, the Galapagos Islands, and other locales

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As The Crow Flies

By: Jeffrey Archer

Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow.

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Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD



Platform: Amiga and Atari ST

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Platform: Android; Linux; Microsoft Windows; MS-DOS; OS X

Genre: Platform

Amazing Tater

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atlus

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Dizzy Down the Rapids

Dizzy Down the Rapids

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Codemasters

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