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Thursday 31 January 1991

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amy Jackson . 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 The New Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boys from the Bush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcus Odyssey or Commander Keen: Keen Dreams.
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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 31 January 1991 ?

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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  • Robert Gibson flies record 27,040 feet altitude

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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 ?

The New Russians

By: Hedrick Smith

The bestselling author of The Russians and The Power Game takes the reader inside Russia today--a country in the throes of dramatic change.

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Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

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Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcus Odyssey

Platform: Sharp X68000 Mega Drive Super NES

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Renovation Products

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Cosmo Gang: The Video

Platform: Arcade, Super NES

Genre: Fixed shooter,[1] Cute 'em up

Publisher: Namco

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Crude Buster

Crude Buster

Platform: Arcade Sega Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up, platform

Publisher: Data East

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

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

Genre: Platform

Cool Croc Twins

Cool Croc Twins

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Empire Software

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