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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 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing L'Empereur or The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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 24 August 1991 ?

  • 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:
  • 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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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


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

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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The Sum Of All Fears

By: Tom Clancy

A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that ...

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Toujours Provence

By: Peter Mayle

NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: MSX, Sharp X68000, NES, PC

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Koei

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Adventure Island II

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver

The Adventures of Star Saver Rubble Saver

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: 2D action platformer

Champion of the Raj

Champion of the Raj

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

F1 Grand Prix: Nakajima Satoru

F1 Grand Prix: Nakajima Satoru

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Varie

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