Friday April 26, 1991

US date format: 4/26/1991, UK date format: 26/4/1991

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 1991). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joy Villa and Shahira Barry. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Baby Baby by Amy Grant. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Talker, directed by Michael Jenkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Nancy Reagan by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vorsicht! Falke!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ah Eikou No Koshien or Chaos World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Sweet Talker

Directed by: Michael Jenkins

Starring: Bryan Brown, Karen Allen, Justin Rosniak, Chris Haywood

Yôkai hantâ: Hiruko

Directed by: Shin'ya Tsukamoto

Starring: Kenji Sawada, Masaki Kudou, Hideo Murota, Naoto Takenaka

F/X2

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Joanna Gleason

Switch

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Zandalee

Directed by: Sam Pillsbury

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Erika Anderson, Judge Reinhold, Joe Pantoliano

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 26, 1991?


    Holidays

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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    Events

  • Dinosaurs premieres on ABC-TV
  • 23 killed in Kansas and Okla by tornadoes
  • Carmine Coppola, American composer/conductor/father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies (born 1910).
  • Soccer star Diego Maradona, suspended for using cocaine, arrested in Argentina for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1991?


TV Series

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

Vorsicht! Falke!

The Astronomers

Starring: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Country: United States of America

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Separate But Equal

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Nancy Reagan

By: Kitty Kelley

An expose of the life of Nancy Reagan which claims she was the ruthless and ambitious power behind Ronald Reagan's presidency.

The Novel

By: James A. Michener

In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing.

Damage

By: Josephine Hart

“A passionate, elegant, ruthless story.” —Iris Murdoch The New York Times bestselling novel—now available as an ebookDamage is the gripping story of a man’s desperate obsession and scandalous love affair.

Sleepwalking Through History

By: Haynes Johnson

In this brilliantly readable book, Haynes Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the turning points of a decade: the poor became homeless while the rich embraced the new religion of

Riders On The Storm

By: John Densmore

Here is the book that Rolling Stone called "the first Doors biography that feels like it was written for the right reasons, and it is easily the most informed account of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: RPG, Adventure

Publisher: Millennium Interactive

F1 Exhaust Note

Platform: Arcade only

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Sega

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design, Virgin Interactive, Sony Imagesoft, Krisalis Software

Ah Eikou No Koshien

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Chaos World

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: RPG[1]/Strategy

Publisher: Natsume


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