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Tuesday 24 December 1991, Christmas Eve

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Tomlinson and Sofia Black D'Elia. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Parliament Of Whores by P. J. O'Rourke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The julekalender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Egypt or Fate: Gates of Dawn.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Fried Green Tomatoes

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson

Country: United States

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Naked Lunch

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm

Country: United States

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Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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Father of the Bride

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Starring: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

Country: United States

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The Last Boy Scout

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The julekalender

Starring: Carsten Knudsen, Viggo Sommer, Uffe Rørbæk Madsen, Poul Bundgaard

Country: Denmark

Children of the North

Starring: Tony Doyle, Michael Gough, John Kavanagh, Patrick Malahide

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Corrado Guzzanti, Pierfrancesco Loche, Marco Messeri, Stefano Masciarelli

Country: Italy

Jute City

Starring: David O'Hara, Joanna Roth, Clive Russell, John McGlynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

I'll Fly Away

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1991 ?

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of Soviet Union
  • Russian SFSR President Boris Yeltsin sends a letter to UN Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, stating that Russia should be a successor to collapsing Soviet Union within the United Nations Organization.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mikhail Gorbachev -- Dec. 23, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9309
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.97


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

Parliament Of Whores

By: P. J. O'Rourke

Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the

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By: Susan Faludi

Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women’s Rights“Opting-out,” “security moms,” “desperate housewives,” “the new baby fever”—the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the

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Night Over Water

By: Ken Follett

September 1939. England is at war with Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the world’s most luxurious airliner—the legendary Pan Am clipper—takes off for its final flight to neutral America.

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The Jordan Rules

By: Sam Smith

A SUPER TEAM...A SUPERSTAR...A SUPER EGO The most gifted athlete ever to play the game, Michael Jordan rose to heights no basketball player had ever reached before.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: PC-9801, MS-DOS, FM Towns, SNES, PC Engine (Brandish) PlayStation Portable (Brandish: The Dark Revenant)

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Falcom (PC-9801, FM Towns, PSP) Mantra (DOS) NEC (PC Engine CD-ROM²) Koei (SNES) XSEED Games (PSP)

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Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Human

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Fate: Gates of Dawn

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: reLINE Software

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: RPG, Adventure

Publisher: Millennium Interactive

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Blade Warrior

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Atari ST

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Image Works

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