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Wednesday 25 December 1991, Christmas

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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. Poison Ivy, directed by Katt Shea Ruben, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Baila conmigo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing HeroQuest or Chaos World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Beyond Belief!!

Starring: Jay Potter

Country: United States

Adventures in Wonderland

Starring: Robert Barry Fleming, Elisabeth Harnois, John Hoffman, Richard Kuhlman

Country: United States

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The Dinosaurs!

Starring: Barbara Feldon

Country: United States

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Georgia Outdoors

Starring: Michael Skinner, Steve Sutton, Jeff Free

Country: United States

Further Tales of the Riverbank

Written by: Dave Ellison, Paul Sutherland

Starring: Johnny Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Poison Ivy

Directed by: Katt Shea Ruben

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Tom Skerritt, Sara Gilbert

Country: United States

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Lolita

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon

Country: United States

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Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou

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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Fried Green Tomatoes

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Curt Bois: Actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90.
  • Sal Provenza: Entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45.
Facts:
  • Last day of a washout Pakistan versus Sri Lanka at Gujranwala.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as president of the Soviet Union (the union itself is dissolved the next day). Ukraine's referendum is finalized and Ukraine officially leaves the Soviet Union.

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Magazine Covers

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

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 ?

Dahna: Megami Tanjō

Dahna: Megami Tanjō

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

Sonic the Hedgehog

Genre: Platform, racing, puzzle, sports, party

Publisher: Sega

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HeroQuest

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

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Chaos World

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: RPG[1]/Strategy

Publisher: Natsume

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Game Boy Wars

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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