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Monday 28 January 1991

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Calum Worthy and Nancy Denise. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. The Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boys from the Bush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Commando or F1 Exhaust Note.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney

Country: United States

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New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne

Country: United States

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Not Without My Daughter

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Starring: Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard

Country: United States

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Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Boys from the Bush

Written by: Douglas Livingstone

Starring: Tim Healy, Chris Haywood, Mark Haddigan, Nadine Garner

Country: Australia

T-Bag and the Rings of Olympus

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Natalie Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Tokyo Love Story

Starring: Hideyuki Nakayama

Country: Japan

The Timberwood Tales

Starring: Radford Harris, Neeld Kelly, Sam Richards, William Sage

Billy Webb's Amazing Story

Starring: Scott Riley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 1991 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dale Long: Hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66.
  • A Closer Look with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV
  • Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22-year rule.
  • Boon completes 9th Test century, 121 versus England at Adelaide.
  • 18th American Music Awards: M C Hammer and Janet Jackson.

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

  • Time: Coalition bombing of Baghdad
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9261
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.50


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

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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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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Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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The Spiritual Life Of Children

By: Robert Coles

In this eighth and final volume in his Pulitzer Prize­winning Children of Crisis series, Coles examines the religious and spiritual lives of children.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain Commando

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Super NES, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PSP, GameTap

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Fatal Fury: King of Fighters

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD, Mega Drive/Genesis, Sharp X68000, Super Famicom/SNES, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: SNK Magical Company (Sharp X68000)

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Bible Adventures

Platform: NES (unlicensed), Mega Drive/Genesis, PC

Genre: Side scroller/Platform game

Publisher: Wisdom Tree

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F1 Exhaust Note

F1 Exhaust Note

Platform: Arcade only

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Sega

Fantastic Dizzy

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Amiga, Sega Game Gear, Amiga CD32

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

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