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Tuesday 31 December 1991, NewYear’s Eve

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katherine Goddeke and Camila Giorgi. 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. Lolita, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991 while Prairyerth by William Least Heat-Moon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Computer Doctor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armageddon or Chaos World.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


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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Poison Ivy

Directed by: Katt Shea Ruben

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Tom Skerritt, Sara Gilbert

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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TV Series

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

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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1991 ?

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
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  • CPN, Communist Party of the Netherlands, last day of existance
  • USSR, last day of existence
  • Daniel R McCarthy elected New York Yankees managing general partner.
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at record high 3168.83.
  • J Donald Crump resigns as Canadian Football League Commissioner.

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

  • Time: Detail of Raphael's Madonna del Granduca. Inset: U.S. battleship Wisconsin firing missile towards I
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9310
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.9899


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


By: William Least Heat-Moon

Robert Penn Warren pronounced Heat-Moon's Blue Highways "a masterpiece." Now Heat-Moon has pulled to the side of the road and set off on foot to take readers on an exploration of

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The Sum Of All Fears

By: Tom Clancy

A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East—as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that ...

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Molly Ivins Can'T Say That

By: Molly Ivins

Whether she's writing about redneck politics in her native Texas or the discreet charms of Bushwazee, Molly Ivins in never less than devastatingly honest—and hilarious.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Low fantasy roleplaying MUD

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Chaos World

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: RPG[1]/Strategy

Publisher: Natsume

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Crisis Force

Crisis Force

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami


Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Space flight simulator

Publisher: Coktel Vision

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Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, C64, DOS, Mac OS Classic, arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: EU Infogrames; NA Spectrum HoloByte

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