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Thursday 29 August 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kyle Chrisley and Emily Harrington. 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 Fire In The Belly by Sam Keen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Best of the Worst. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 7 Colors or Davis Cup Tennis.
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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 29 August 1991 ?

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Famous Deaths:
  • JFK Jr wins his 1st battle as an attorney
  • USSR suspends Communist Party activities
  • Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union suspends all activities of the Soviet Communist Party.

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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 ?

Fire In The Belly

By: Sam Keen

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

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The Firm

By: John Grisham

When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.

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By: Alan M. Dershowitz

Lawyer and columnist Dershowitz, author of Reversal of Fortune looks back over his life experiences, specific cases, and historic causes to reflect on his generation of Jews in the US -

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By: Robert B. Parker

The most personal and revealing Spenser thriller of all, Pastime is Robert B. Parker's electrifying masterpeice of crime fiction--a startling game of memory, desire, and danger that forces Spenser to face

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

7 Colors

Platform: Amiga, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Infogrames PC-9801 HOT-B

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Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Platform: Android; Linux; Microsoft Windows; MS-DOS; OS X

Genre: Platform

Aussie Rules Footy

Aussie Rules Footy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

Eternal Legend

Platform: Game Gear

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sega

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Davis Cup Tennis

Platform: TurboGrafx-16 Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ubisoft

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