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Saturday 24 August 1991

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lucy Mecklenburgh . 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. Child's Play 3, directed by Jack Bender, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while The Kitchen God'S Wife by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acrobat Mission or Final Fantasy Legend III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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

Salute Your Shorts

Written by: Steve Slavkin

Starring: Kirk Baily, Megan Berwick, Michael Bower, Venus DeMilo

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Child's Play 3

Directed by: Jack Bender

Starring: Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves, Jeremy Sylvers

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
  • Gorbachev resigns as head of the USSR Communist Party
  • Silky Stallone, wins the Cane Pace at Yonkers Raceway
  • Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
  • Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.80
  • Time: Anderson via AP; McCarthy by Martin Cleaver-AP
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9290

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 ?

Acrobat Mission

Acrobat Mission

Platform: Arcade, Super Famicom

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Duke Nukem

Platform: MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software

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Arachnophobia

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Disney Software

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Detana!! Twinbee

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Xbox 360

Genre: Vertical Shooter

Publisher: Konami

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Final Fantasy Legend III

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: NA Sunsoft

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