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Wednesday 22 May 1991

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Suho (Exo-K) and Alan Ashby. 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 Life Is Too Short by Mickey Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Born in the USSR. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4D Sports Boxing or FireHawk.
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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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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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Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams

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 22 May 1991 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lino Brocka: Director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar), dies in car crash at 51.
  • Stan Mortensen: English professional footballer (Born 1921).
  • Inter Milan wins 20th UEFA Cup at Rome.
  • NFL Owners agree to add two teams in 1994.
  • Roh Jai Bong resigns as premier of South Korea.
  • Acting Prime Minister of South Korea Ro Jai-bong resigns in the wake of rioting following a beating death of a student by police on April 26. On May 24, he is succeeded by Chung Won-shik.

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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


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

Life Is Too Short

By: Mickey Rooney

He soared form the wrong side of Brooklyn to the top of the world. And he's still hot six decades later.

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Fire In The Belly

By: Sam Keen

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

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In Our Defense

By: Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy

We The People The Bill of Rights defines and defends the freedoms we enjoy as Americans -- from the right to bear arms to the right to a civil jury.

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Nancy Reagan

By: Kitty Kelley

An expose of the life of Nancy Reagan which claims she was the ruthless and ambitious power behind Ronald Reagan's presidency.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4D Sports Boxing

4D Sports Boxing

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST, Macintosh, Fujitsu FM Towns Marty

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Mindscape


Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Action

Publisher: Camerica

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Banana Prince

Banana Prince

Platform: NES/Famicom

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Takarahatar negrer

Champion of the Raj

Champion of the Raj

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Dino Land

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Video Pinball simulation

Publisher: JP Wolf Team; NA Renovation Products

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