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Monday 26 August 1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dylan O'Brien and Arnaud Démare. 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 Boss Of Bosses by Joseph F. O'Brien and Andris Kurins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cadash or Eye of the Beholder.
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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 26 August 1991 ?

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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  • Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Science Under Seige -- Aug. 26, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9291
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.80


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

Boss Of Bosses

By: Joseph F. O'Brien and Andris Kurins

Paul Castellano headed New York's immensely powerful Gambino crime family for more than ten years. On December 16, 1985, he was gunned down in a spectacular shooting on Manhattan's fashionable

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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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Dave Barry Talks Back

By: Dave Barry

Yet another collection of Barry wit and wisdom by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and the author of Dave Barry Turns 40.

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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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Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx-16, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Disney Software

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Blue Almanac

Blue Almanac

Platform: Mega Drive[1] PC

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kodansha Ltd.

Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 2

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

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Eye of the Beholder

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Sega CD, SNES, PC-98

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. Capcom (SNES) Sega (Sega CD) Pony Canyon, Inc. (PC-98)

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