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Thursday 23 May 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. 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. Hudson Hawk, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Object Lessons by Anna Quindlen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Born in the USSR. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs or Fantasia.
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 ?

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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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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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 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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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 ?

Object Lessons

By: Anna Quindlen

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR"Elaborate and playful...Honest and deeply felt....Here is the Quindlen wit, the sharp eye for the details of class and manners, [and] the ardent

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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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A History Of The Arab Peoples

By: Albert Hourani

Upon its publication in 1991, Albert Hourani’s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic.

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Bright Captivity

By: Eugenia Price

A seamless blend of keen imagination, meticulous research, and narrative artistry chronicling the richness and turbulence of life on Georgia's St.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain America and the Avengers

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Beat 'em up, platformer, Action

Publisher: Data East Mindscape

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Dracula the Undead (video game)

Dracula the Undead (video game)

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

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Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Bushbuck Charms, Viking Ships & Dodo Eggs

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: educational

Publisher: PC Globe

Fantasia

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega

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