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Thursday 26 December 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eden Sher . 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 Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Baila conmigo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armageddon or Fastest 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Dinosaurs!

Starring: Barbara Feldon

Country: United States

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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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Miracles & Other Wonders

Starring: Rie Hadinger Attridge

Country: United States

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Adventures in Wonderland

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

Country: United States

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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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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 26 December 1991 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union meets and formally dissolves the USSR.
  • Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years.
  • Militant Sikhs kill 55 and wound 70 in India.
  • Jack Ruby's gun (killed Lee Harvey Oswald) sells for US$220,000 in auction.
  • The Cold War ends after 44 years when the Supreme Soviet meets and formally dissolves 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 ?

Gone with the Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely

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When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home

By: Erma Bombeck

America's favorite housewife takes a witty look at family vacations, describing her escapades in Istanbul, the Galapagos Islands, and other locales

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Den Of Thieves

By: James B. Stewart

A #1 bestseller from coast to coast, Den of Thieves tells the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who pulled it off, and the

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armageddon

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Low fantasy roleplaying MUD

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Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams

Platform: Arcade TurboGrafx-CD Sharp X68000 PlayStation Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega (Arcade) Hudson Soft (TurboGrafx-CD) Electronic Arts (TurboGrafx-CD), (X68000)

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Dead Moon

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Natsume

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Fastest 1

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Human Entertainment

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The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Taito; EU Taito

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