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Thursday May 23, 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lena Meyer-Landrut . 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. City Slickers, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Firm by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Good Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Island II or Blue Almanac.
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What the sky looked like on 23 May 1991

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

City Slickers

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby

Country: United States

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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles

Country: United States

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The Big Slice

Directed by: John Bradshaw

Starring: Casey Siemaszko, Leslie Hope, Louis Ferreira, Kenneth Welsh

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The Killing Zone

Directed by: Addison Randall

Starring: Deron McBee, Armando Silvestre, James Dalesandro, Melissa Moore

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Proof

Directed by: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot, Russell Crowe, Heather Mitchell

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TV Series

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

All Good Things

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

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Vorsicht! Falke!

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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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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Separate But Equal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lena Meyer-Landrut: Lena Johanna Therese Meyer-Landrut, known professionally as Lena, is a German singer-songwriter.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Peter T Thwaites: British Brigadier General / playwright (Love or money).
  • Jean van Houte: Belgian Premier.
  • William Sinnot: Scottish pop musician (Shamen), dies at age 30.
  • Wilhelm Kempff: German musician, a pianist and composer of the romantic period, a teacher and the author of music books.
Facts:
  • Phillie Tommy Greene no-hits Montreal Expos, 2-0
  • San Diego Sockers win fourth consecutive Major Soccer League championship.
  • US Supreme Court bars subsidized clinics from discussing abortion.
  • Last Cuban troops leave Angola.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 1991 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Firm

By: John Grisham

When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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The Commanders

By: Bob Woodward

It is impossible to examine any part of the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century without seeing the hand of Dick Cheney, Colin Powell or one of their loyalists.

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Illiberal Education

By: Dinesh D'Souza

As it "illuminates the crisis of liberal education and offers proposals for reform which deserve full debate" (Morton Halperin, American Civil Liberties Union), "Illiberal Education" "documents how the politics of race

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: educational

Publisher: PC Globe

Adventure Island II

Platform: NES/Famicom, Game Boy, Gamate, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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64th Street: A Detective Story

64th Street: A Detective Story

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco

DartMUD

DartMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Blue Almanac

Blue Almanac

Platform: Mega Drive[1] PC

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kodansha Ltd.

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Arachnophobia

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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The Sheltering Sky

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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True Colors

Format: VHS release

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Backdraft

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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