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Sunday 27 October 1991

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bryan Craig and Shohei Takahashi. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Emotions by Mariah Carey. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The People Under the Stairs, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Night Over Water by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Children of the North. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armadillo or Final Fantasy IV.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The People Under the Stairs

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie

Country: United States

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Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Directed by: Marc Caro

Starring: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech

Country: United States

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Night on Earth

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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Number 17

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Good & Evil

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Teri Garr, Margaret Whitton, Mark Blankfield, Lane Davies

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1991 ?

  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
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Famous Deaths:
  • Homecoming opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic
  • Minn Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7

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Sport Games on 27 October 1991

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - New Orleans Saints : 20 - 17
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 3 - 35
  • Dallas Cowboys - Detroit Lions : 10 - 34
  • Denver Broncos - New England Patriots : 9 - 6
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1991?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.89
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas -- Oct. 21, 1991
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9299


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

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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Needful Things

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a mysterious store than can sell you whatever you desire—but not without exacting a terrible price in return.“There

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Toujours Provence

By: Peter Mayle

NATIONAL BESTSELLERTaking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence.

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Flowers In The Rain

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

Through thick mist and a cold east wind, Lavinia returns to Scotland. Up at the big house Mrs Farquhar is dying.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: IGS

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Crude Buster

Crude Buster

Platform: Arcade Sega Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: Data East

Detana!! Twinbee

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000, PC Engine, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation Mobile Phones, PlayStation Portable, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Xbox 360

Genre: Vertical Shooter

Publisher: Konami

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Final Fantasy IV

Platform: PlayStation WonderSwan Color Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS (Remake) FOMA 903i / 703i PlayStation Portable iOS (Remake) Android (Remake) Microsoft Windows (Remake); PlayStation; WonderSwan Color; Game B

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Super NES Square PlayStation JP Square NA Square Electronic Arts PAL Sony Computer Entertainment Game Boy Advance NA Nintendo JP Square Enix EU Nintendo; Super NES; Square; PlayStation; JP Square NA S

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Platform: DOS Game Boy Mac OS Super NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Spectrum HoloByte

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